Joel Embiid put together two solid all-around games against a pair of ranked opponents this past week. On Monday, he scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half as Kansas beat then-No. 8 Iowa State 77-70. He made 7 of 8 field goals and had nine rebounds and five blocks. Embiid was two blocks shy of a triple-double in an 80-78 win against then-No. 9 Oklahoma State on Saturday. He scored 13 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and tied a Big 12 freshman record with eight blocks.