No. 13 Iowa St. 55, Missouri 42
Chelsea Poppens scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to help
No. 13 Iowa State beat Missouri 55-42 on Saturday night.
Alison Lacey added 17 points and eight assists for the Cyclones
(20-5, 8-4 Big 12), who recovered from a 10-point loss at No. 3
Nebraska with their fourth win in five games. Lacey sat Wednesday
against the Cornhuskers with a mild concussion.
The Cyclones capitalized on Missouri mistakes early, making
eight of their first nine shots to open the game on an 18-2 run.
Iowa State led 30-12 at halftime and held a double-digit lead for
the entire second half.
Shakara Jones and RaeShara Brown each had 11 to lead Missouri
(11-14, 1-11), which lost its seventh straight game. The Tigers,
who took Nebraska to the wire before losing 82-78 last Saturday,
have also dropped seven in a row against the Cyclones.