AMES, Iowa (AP) Monte Morris had his seventh career double-double with 21 points and 11 assists and 24th-ranked Iowa State routed Savannah State 113-71 on Friday night.
Naz Mitrou-Long had 18 points with 10 rebounds and seven assists in his debut following a redshirt season for the Cyclones, who won their opener for the 19th year in a row.
As expected, Iowa State was met with little resistance from the Tigers. The Cyclones jumped ahead 59-38 at the half – with 16 assists on 24 field goals – and cracked 100 points for the third time under second-year coach Steve Prohm.
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Matt Thomas scored 14 points and Merill Holden added 12 in his Iowa State debut.
Joshua Young had 12 points to lead Savannah State. Iowa State outrebounded the Tigers 62-36.