Iowa State vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats

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Iowa State vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats
Iowa State 51
(13-5, 2-5 away)
Texas Tech 56
(9-8, 8-6 home)
Venue: United Spirit Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa State 25 26 51
Texas Tech 28 28 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa State W Clyburn 13 M Ejim 9 K Lucious 5
Texas Tech J Crockett 13 J Crockett 8 J Gray 2

Entering the game as an 11-point favorite, Iowa State was edged by Texas Tech 56-51 in conference play. Will Clyburn earned a double-double for the Cyclones including a team-high 12 points and 10 rebounds. Korie Lucious got 11 points. For the Red Raiders, Josh Gray finished with a season-high 16 points and five rebounds. Iowa State (13-5, 3-2 Big 12) takes on 11th-ranked Kansas State (15-3, 4-1 Big 12) on Saturday, January 26th on their home court.

Iowa State Game Notes

  • Iowa State started 13-5 during the 2011 and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cyclones have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Iowa State has lost 23 close games.
  • ISU set season lows for assists, blocks, field goals made, rebounds, and total points.
  • Will Clyburn recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Will Clyburn and Korie Lucious) accounted for 45.0% of the points.
  • Will Clyburn accounted for 34.4% of the team's rebounds.
  • Will Clyburn has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • Will Clyburn recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Will Clyburn has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Clyburn recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 12th of his career.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Georges Niang.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Melvin Ejim.

Texas Tech Game Notes

  • The Red Raiders won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas Tech has lost 26 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Josh Gray and Jordan Tolbert) accounted for 51.7% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Dejan Kravic and Jordan Tolbert) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Dejan Kravic has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 17 games this season.
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Will Clyburn3512101202
CKorie Lucious371112103
CTyrus McGee24711200
CMelvin Ejim26760002
CChris Babb33623003
CGeorges Niang27541101
CPercy Gibson13130100
-Anthony Booker5210000
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJosh Gray261654205
B+Jordan Tolbert241380103
BDejan Kravic32881001
B-J. Williams, Jr.23411010
C+Dusty Hannahs29540110
CJaye Crockett24540112
CTy Nurse10010300
D+Daylen Robinson15311002
D+T. Gotcher17221002

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