Scores

Final

Portland State 64

(1-2, 1-2 away)

Iowa State 72

(2-0, 2-0 home)

9:00 PM ET, November 23, 2005

James H. Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa

1 2 T
PRST 31 3364
ISU 33 3972

Top Performers

Portland State: J. Kamara 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Iowa State: R. Clark 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

Iowa State struggles, advances past Portland State

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Curtis Stinston scored 21 points and Rashon Clark added 17 to lead Iowa State (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today, Unranked AP) to a 72-64 win over Portland State on Wednesday night in the opening round of the American Family Insurance Cyclone Challenge.

Portland State (1-2) got 19 points from Juma Kamara and 11 by Jake Schroeder.

Iowa State (2-0), which struggled against Portland State's zone in the first half, held a two-point halftime lead and opened the second half with a 10-1 run for a 43-32 lead.

The Cyclones extended their lead to 14 points before Portland State rallied back.

Schroeder hit a pair of 3-pointers during a 14-4 run that brought the Vikings within four points with about 9 minutes left.

The Vikings remained close until the final minutes, but the Cyclones put the game away by making eight free throws in the last 50 seconds.

Iowa State plays Howard at 8 p.m. Friday in the second round of the tournament.

Portland State and Iona play at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PRST
ISU
Points 64 72
FG Made-Attempted 19-58 (.328) 26-63 (.413)
3P Made-Attempted 5-24 (.208) 2-15 (.133)
FT Made-Attempted 21-26 (.808) 18-26 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 14

2005-06 Season

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