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West Virginia vs Iowa State

Iowa St. 69, West Virginia 67

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AMES, Iowa (AP) - Freshman Georges Niang hit a layup with 2.5 seconds left and Iowa State beat West Virginia 69-67 Wednesday night despite blowing an 18-point lead.

Melvin Ejim had 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Cyclones (12-4, 2-1 Big 12), who survived an unexpectedly wild finish for their second straight win.

Iowa State opened the second half with an 18-4 run and led by as much as 56-38. The Mountaineers (8-8, 1-3) tied it at 67 on 3 by Jabarie Hinds with 11.6 seconds left, but Niang got wide open for the game-winner underneath the basket.

Hinds had 20 points for West Virginia. Juwan Staten, the Mountaineers second-leading scorer, had seven points and seven assists after being benched by coach Bob Huggins for the previous three halves.

West Virginia missed its first 12 3-point attempts before hitting nine of its last 12.

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West Virginia Mountaineers
K. Noreen, F290-01-210131
D. Rutledge, F142-50-04014
J. Hinds, G348-222-251120
E. Harris, G296-101-251417
G. Browne, G161-40-04112
J. Staten292-73-55737
D. Kilicli193-60-03116
M. Humphrey103-40-00139
A. Murray100-11-22041
A. Brown50-10-00000
K. Miles50-10-00000
Totals 25-618-1341132167
 41%61.5% 
Iowa State Cyclones
M. Ejim, F345-103-4132516
G. Niang, F184-60-02048
C. Babb, G382-76-624111
K. Lucious, G355-103-418115
W. Clyburn, G314-103-591011
T. McGee212-90-04125
A. Booker151-20-01113
P. Gibson80-10-01110
Totals 23-5515-1935181569
 41.8%78.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oklahoma St.0-05-0115
W. Virginia0-05-017
Baylor0-04-0105
TCU0-04-0172
Texas0-04-042
Iowa St.0-03-038
Kansas St.0-03-1157
Kansas0-02-1128
Oklahoma0-02-1247
Texas Tech0-02-139
 
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