Iowa St. 81, Iowa 71
Craig Brackins tied his season high with 28 points as Iowa State
snapped a three-game losing streak by beating rival Iowa 81-71
Marquis Gilstrap added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the
Cyclones (7-3), who posted their fourth straight home win over the
Hawkeyes dating to 2003.
The Cyclones opened a 41-27 halftime lead behind 20 points from
Brackins, who hit four 3-pointers and finished 9 of 13 from the
field. They maintained a comfortable double-digit lead until the
Iowa State shot 58 percent and had 16 assists against just nine
Matt Gatens had 20 points and Jarryd Cole chipped in with 16 for
Iowa (3-7), which lost for the second time in three games under
interim head coach Chad Walthall.
Coach Todd Lickliter, who is recovering from surgery, is
expected to return to the sidelines for next week’s home game