Iowa St. 91, Drake 43

Scott Christopherson made all 11 of his shots in scoring a

career-high 29 points and Iowa State took control with a big

first-half run to overwhelm Drake 91-43 Wednesday night.

Diante Garrett added 14 points and 10 assists for the Cyclones

(3-0), who recorded their biggest victory margin in the 170-game

series with the Bulldogs (1-1).

Rayvonte Rice and Kurt Alexander led Drake with eight points


Christopherson matched his previous career best of 19 points in

the first half and had 14 during a 23-1 run that came after Drake

had pulled to an 8-8 tie. His 11-for-11 shooting, which included

five 3-pointers, tied a school record set by Mark Baugh against

Western Illinois in 1989.

Drake went 10 1/2 minutes without a field goal during Iowa

State’s big run and missed 14 straight shots. The Bulldogs shot

22.4 percent and had more turnovers (20) than field goals (13).