West Virginia vs. Iowa State: Recap and Stats

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West Virginia vs. Iowa State: Recap and Stats
West Virginia 67
(8-8, 2-6 away)
Iowa State 69
(12-4, 11-0 home)
Venue: James H. Hilton Coliseum
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
West Virginia 26 41 67
Iowa State 29 40 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
West Virginia J Staten 10 A Murray 7 J Staten 3
Iowa State W Clyburn 14 M Ejim 9 K Lucious 5

Iowa State held on to beat West Virginia 69-67 in conference action on Wednesday, January 16th. Melvin Ejim earned a double-double in the win including a team-high 16 points and 13 rebounds. Korie Lucious also had a strong outing, scoring 15 points. For the Mountaineers, Jabarie Hinds got a career-high 20 points and five rebounds. Next up for Iowa State (12-4, 2-1 Big 12) is TCU (9-8, 0-4 Big 12) on Saturday, January 19th on the road.

Iowa State Game Notes

  • Iowa State started 12-4 during the 2011 and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cyclones have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 18 or more assists.
  • Iowa State has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • ISU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 41.0% field goal percentage.
  • ISU has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) when opponents record 13 or fewer assists.
  • This season Iowa State has won 83% of the time (10-2) when Will Clyburn has 11 points or more, 75% of the time (6-2) when Melvin Ejim has 5 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (6-0) when Korie Lucious has 8 assists or more.
  • ISU set season lows for field goals made, steals, and total points.
  • Iowa State has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--ISU has a 22.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Melvin Ejim and Korie Lucious) accounted for 44.9% of the points.
  • Melvin Ejim accounted for 37.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Melvin Ejim has led the team in scoring 3 times and in rebounding 11 times in 16 games this season.
  • Korie Lucious has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Melvin Ejim recorded the 22nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Melvin Ejim has grabbed double-digit rebounds in 3 straight games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Melvin Ejim.
  • Melvin Ejim recorded a double-double. It was his 7th this season and 14th of his career.
  • Melvin Ejim had career highs with 3 three-pointers and 6 offensive rebounds.
  • Will Clyburn has 4 straight double-digit point games.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • The Mountaineers have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, West Virginia has lost 27 close games.
  • Jabarie Hinds recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 22.
  • The top two scorers (Jabarie Hinds and Eron Harris) accounted for 55.2% of the points.
  • Kevin Noreen has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 16 games this season.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Jabarie Hinds's career.
  • Jabarie Hinds has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jabarie Hinds set career highs with 20 points and 8 field goals made.
  • Kevin Noreen recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJabarie Hinds342051102
AEron Harris291751102
AJuwan Staten29757101
B+Matt Humphrey10901000
C+Kevin Noreen291101012
C+Gary Browne16241000
C+Deniz Kilicli19631002
CD. Rutledge14440104
CAaric Murray10120032
-Aaron Brown5000000
-Keaton Miles5000000
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Melvin Ejim3416132112
AKorie Lucious351518204
BWill Clyburn311191022
BChris Babb381124113
C+Georges Niang18820001
C+Tyrus McGee21541000
CAnthony Booker15311000
-Percy Gibson8011000

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