Iowa St. 90, Rice 63
Chris Babb scored 26 points and Tyrus McGee added 17 as Iowa
State defeated Rice 90-63 in the South Padre Island Invitational on
Chris Allen and Scott Christopherson scored 10 points each for
the Cyclones (5-1). Melvin Ejim had eight points and 11
Tamir Jackson scored 13 points and Lucas Kuipers 11 for the Owls
Allen’s 3-pointer with 13:30 remaining in the first half
commenced a 13-0 run that gave the Cyclones permanent control of
the game. McGee ended the surge with consecutive 3-pointers, the
second giving Iowa State a 26-16 lead.
The Cyclones led by 29 points in the second half.