Carleton leads No. 18 Cyclones past Oklahoma State 89-69
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Bridget Carleton scored 24 points, Kristin Scott added 17 with 12 rebounds and No. 18 Iowa State rolled to an 89-67 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Alexa Middleton had 15 points and Ashley Joens 14 for the Hawkeyes (19-6, 9-3 Big 12 Conference), who improved to 15-1 at home for their first-ever sweep of the Cowgirls.
Carleton had 14 points in the first half when Iowa took a 51-39 lead. She now has 1,914 points, putting her 235 points behind all-time leading scorer Angie Welle. Carleton also had seven rebounds as the Cyclones won the rebound battle 43-29.
Meredith Burkhall had 10 points on 5-for-5 as Iowa State finished at 49 percent for the game despite an 8-for-20 third quarter.
Vivian Gray scored 31 points — two off her career high — for Oklahoma State (13-11, 4-9), losers of three straight. Ja’Mee Asberry added 14.