Kansas State vs. Iowa State: Recap and Stats

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Kansas State vs. Iowa State: Recap and Stats
Kansas State 67
(15-4, 3-3 away)
Iowa State 73
(14-5, 12-0 home)
Venue: James H. Hilton Coliseum
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kansas State 27 40 67
Iowa State 26 47 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kansas State R McGruder 15 T Gipson 5 A Rodriguez 4
Iowa State W Clyburn 14 M Ejim 9 K Lucious 5

No. 11 Kansas State faced off with Iowa State on Saturday, January 26th and was upset by the Cyclones 73-67 in conference play. Angel Rodriguez put up nine points in 18 minutes in the loss. Will Spradling had a team-high 15 points and added four assists. Will Clyburn recorded a double-double for the Cyclones on a game-high 24 points and 10 rebounds. Kansas State (15-4, 4-2 Big 12) takes on Texas (9-10, 1-5 Big 12) on Wednesday, January 30th at home.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:02 left to go.
  • Kansas State started 15-4 during the 2011 and 2007 seasons (since 1996).
  • K-State set a season low for free throws made.
  • This is the 1st loss of the season where the Wildcats opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Will Spradling and Rodney McGruder) accounted for 41.7% of the points.
  • Rodney McGruder has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 19 games this season.
  • Rodney McGruder has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Spradling had a career high with 4 three-pointers.
  • Shane Southwell has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Iowa State Game Notes

  • Will Clyburn accounted for 32.8% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Melvin Ejim and Will Clyburn) accounted for 57.1% of the rebounds.
  • Will Clyburn has led the team in scoring 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • Melvin Ejim has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Will Clyburn's career.
  • Will Clyburn has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Clyburn recorded a double-double. It was his 5th this season and 13th of his career.
  • Korie Lucious set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Melvin Ejim recorded the 24th double-digit rebound game of his career.
K-State PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAngel Rodriguez18916200
AWill Spradling371534002
B+Shane Southwell221142100
BRodney McGruder401371004
B-M. Irving23513000
CNino Williams19441012
CThomas Gipson9401000
C-D.J. Johnson20420112
-J. Henriquez9220001
-Omari Lawrence3020000
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Will Clyburn3624101201
B+Korie Lucious291028003
BGeorges Niang301552103
BMelvin Ejim286101012
BTyrus McGee181101001
B-Chris Babb40731000
C-Percy Gibson8030000
DBubu Palo11011000

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