OU beats Iowa State

Ponca City Now - February 10, 2015 6:45 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – TaShawn Thomas had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 17 Oklahoma defeated No. 14 Iowa State 94-83 on Monday night to move into sole possession of second place in the Big 12.

Isaiah Cousins scored 19 points, Buddy Hield scored 17 and Ryan Spangler added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sooners (17-7, 8-4 Big 12), who won their fifth straight. Oklahoma shot 51 percent from the field, had just seven turnovers and scored a season-best point total.

Dustin Hogue scored a season-high 19 points, Jameel McKay scored 16 and Naz Long and Bryce Dejean-Jones added 14 for the Cyclones (17-6, 7-4), who had won three of four. Georges Niang, who entered as Iowa State’s leading scorer with 15.2 points per game, finished with seven points on 3-for-9 shooting.

The Cyclones surrendered their highest point total of the season.


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