Three takeaways from Kansas’ win against Iowa State in the Big 12 tournament

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The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas center Ernest Udeh Jr. clapped his arms enthusiastically as he galloped away from the basket. The freshman had just risen between two Iowa State defenders, caught a Dajuan Harris lob pass and finished the dunk in traffic. The KU fans inside T-Mobile Center stood and roared. The dunk put Kansas back up two possessions — five points — just minutes after ISU had taken the lead. ISU’s lead lasted all of 18 seconds, with KU answering with timely runs. The No. 1-seeded Jayhawks (27-6, 13-5 Big 12) defeated No. 5 Iowa State, 71-58, in the Big 12 tournament semifinal round. J…

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