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Tyrus McGee scored 20 points and Chris Allen had 14 to lead Iowa State past Texas Tech 76-52 on Saturday.
The Cyclones led most of the way and put the game out of reach at the end of a 10-2 run midway through the second half, capped by Royce White's dunk, to lead 48-31.
Iowa State (14-5, 4-2) took advantage of Texas Tech turnovers, converting the Red Raiders' 15 errors into 21 points. The Cyclones got another 34 inside, as White dished the ball to teammates when the defense collapsed around him.
Iowa State, third in the Big 12 in 3-point percentage, hit 8 of 25 from beyond the arc.
Robert Lewandowski tied his career high with 20 points to lead Texas Tech (7-11, 0-6).
The Red Raiders last lost their first six conference games in 2000.
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Iowa State junior Tyrus McGee has been named the Big 12′s Rookie of the Week. Below is a press release on McGee’s honor from the Big 12 Conference.
McGee had the best week of his Cyclone career, averaging 18.5 points and 6.5 rebounds to lead Iowa State to wins over Oklahoma State (71-68) and at Texas Tech (76-52). The junior guard started with a then career-high 17 points and...
By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
The Iowa State men’s basketball program slayed another demon on Saturday. For the first time since March of the year 2000, the Cyclones went into Lubbock and defeated Texas Tech by a 76-52 final.
For the second game in a row, Iowa State was willed to victory by junior Tyrus McGee, who went 7-of-12 from the field and converted on a...
IRVING, Texas - Iowa State junior guard Tyrus McGee was honored by the Big 12 Conference today for his performance on the basketball court last week. A native of Stringtown, Okla., McGee averaged 18.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and was 11-of-20 from 3-point range to earn Big 12 Rookie of the Week honors, announced today by the league office.
LUBBOCK, Texas – Tyrus McGee was the spark Iowa State needed Saturday at United Spirit Arena. The junior scored 14 first-half points on his way to a career-high 20 as the Cyclones (14-5, 4-2 Big 12) defeated Texas Tech (7-11, 0-6 Big 12), 76-52.