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