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

On Wednesday, January 16th, West Virginia took on Iowa State and suffered a close loss to the Cyclones 69-67 in conference play. The Mountaineers got a career-high 20 points and five rebounds from Jabarie Hinds. Eron Harris had a season-high 17 points and added five rebounds. Melvin Ejim registered a double-double for the Cyclones with a team-high 16 points and 13 rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 19th when West Virginia (8-8, 1-3 Big 12) travels to Purdue (9-8, 3-2 Big Ten).

West Virginia Game Notes

  • WVU beat the spread by 7.5 points. That makes the 4th time this season the Mountaineers have beaten the spread.
  • The Mountaineers have been unlucky 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, West Virginia has lost 27 close games.
  • West Virginia has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 8 or fewer free throws made.
  • West Virginia has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after committing 15 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 15 or more free throws made this season, West Virginia has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 41.8% or better this season, West Virginia has lost 80% of the time (2-8).
  • WVU set a season low for free throws made.
  • 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 in 4 out of 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 had career highs with 20 points and 8 field goals made.
  • Kevin Noreen recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.

Iowa State Game Notes

  • Iowa State won, but did not cover the spread.
  • 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 set career highs with 3 three-pointers and 6 offensive rebounds.
  • Will Clyburn has 4 straight double-digit point games.
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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