No. 9 ISU Scores Big Win Over No. 7 Baylor, 87-72
January 8, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
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AMES, Iowa – DeAndre Kane put up one of the most complete performances in recent Iowa State history as the No. 9 Cyclones improved to 14-0 overall and 2-0 in the Big 12 with a 87-72 win over No. 7 Baylor at a sold out Hilton Coliseum Tuesday night. The Bears fell to 12-2 overall and 0-1 in Big 12 play.
Keys of the Game
The Cyclones began to take the lead into double figures before Baylor was able to get it back to single digits at 63-54 ISU on a Gary Franklin 3-pointer. With the Bears still trailing by nine, Iowa State put the game out of BU’s reach with an 8-0 run via buckets from Monte Morris, Georges Niang, Dustin Hogue and DeAndre Kane to put ISU up 17 and away from the Bears for good.
Baylor controlled proceedings for a good chunk of the first half, but on the back of Kane’s 17 first-half points was able to get up by as many as seven points late on in the first half before the Bears fired off a quick 5-0 run to get into halftime only down 40-38.
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Kane just missed out on a double-double and a triple-double as he recorded nine assists and eight rebounds. He also had a career-high five steals on the night.
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