The Oklahoma Sooners fell victim to the Iowa State Cyclones Monday night at the Hilton Coliseum, enduring an 83-64 drubbing. The loss pushes them to 14-7 (5-4) on the season.
Iowa State jumped out on the Sooners in the first half with a barrage of three pointers. Iowa State knocked in eight triples in the first half to enter halftime with a comfortable 44-31 lead. Of the Cyclones 83 points, 33 of them came off of three pointers. To open the second, the Cyclones went on a 14-2 run that would push the margin to 25, and they would never look back, cruising to victory.
Despite his previous success in Ames, Steven Pledger was unable to find his rhythm tonight. The senior scored just five points on 2-9 shooting from the field.
Amath M’Baye and Romero Osby were equally abysmal, combining for 6-22 and 14 points.
Sooners fall on the road 83-64 (Photo from Soonersports.com)
It was Andrew Fitzgerald who led the way for Oklahoma, scoring 12 points and grabbing seven rebounds before fouling...