LAWRENCE, Kan. – Carolyn Davis scored 31 points, including the winning basket with 2.7 seconds left in overtime, to give Kansas an 86-85 upset over No. 22 Iowa State on Wednesday night.
Davis, who matched her career high for points, had 20 in the second half and led the Jayhawks (16-8 overall, 3-7 Big 12) with eight rebounds, helping Kansas salvage a victory after blowing a 15-point second-half lead.
Iowa State (16-7, 4-5) led by three with 42 seconds left in overtime, but Davis had two free throws and the winner.
Kansas led 70-59 with 6:50 left in the game, but Kelsey Bolte capped a Iowa State comeback, hitting a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left to make it 78-78. The game went into overtime after Kansas' Monica Engelman missed a jumper with six seconds left.
Bolte led the Cyclones with 26 points, including 20 in the second half, and Hallie Christofferson added 21 points and eight rebounds.
Kansas shot 50 percent from behind the arc. The win gave the Jayhawks their second victory in their last eight games. The Jayhawks' two previous conference wins both came against Colorado.