No. 20 Iowa State beats Mount St. Mary's 73-55

Iowa State guard Monte Morris reacts after getting fouled during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mount St. Mary's, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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AMES, Iowa (AP) Monte Morris scored 18 points, Matt Thomas added 13 and 20th-ranked Iowa State beat Mount St. Mary's 73-55 on Monday night.

Deonte Burton had 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Cyclones (2-0), who've won their first two games by an average of 30 points.

Mount St. Mary's (0-2) got within 10 early in the second half, but six Cyclones scored during a 15-1 run that put the game out of reach.

Iowa State outrebounded Mount St. Mary's 50-38, but it also shot an uncharacteristic 4 of 16 from 3-point range.

Nick Weiler-Babb scored 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting and pulled down five rebounds for the Cyclones.

Elijah Long, the brother of Iowa State's Naz Mitrou-Long, had 19 points to lead the Mountaineers.