Iowa State Men lose at Mizzou in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Iowa State Men lose at Mizzou in SEC/Big 12 Challenge
January 28th, 2023 |

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Despite Jaren Holmes and Gabe Kalscheur scoring 33 combined points, the Missouri Tigers beat No. 12 Iowa State 78-61 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Saturday.

Holmes led Iowa State (15-5) with 19 points, and Gabe Kalscheur added 14.

Missouri made 47% of its 30 3-point attempts, while Iowa State shot 38% from long range. Iowa State outrebounded Missouri 38-25, but the Tigers negated the advantage on the glass by scoring 20 points off nine Cyclones turnovers.

The Tigers’ 78 points were a season-high for an Iowa State opponent in regulation; the Cyclones are 0-3 this season when allowing at least 70 points in regulation.

Holmes hit a 3 with 9:22 remaining in the first half to give Iowa State a 21-20 lead. Isiaih Mosley followed with a 3 of his own just eight seconds later to give Missouri the lead for good.

Iowa State: Three of the Cyclones’ five losses this season have come against unranked foes. Iowa State lost its only other nonconference road contest at Iowa 75-56 on Dec. 8.

Tre King made his first start as a Cyclone and the 78th of his career.
Robert Jones played in his 100th career game, including 54 at Iowa State.
Gabe Kalscheur surpassed 4,500 minutes for his career.
-Mizzou’s seven first half 3-pointers are tied for the most Iowa State has allowed in the first half this year (Villanova and Iowa).
-Mizzou is 15-0 this year and won 19-straight games when scoring 70 points.
-Iowa State committed a season-high 19 turnovers against the Tigers.
-The last time the Cyclones gave up 14 3-pointers in a game was when TCU netted 14 3-pointers on January 14, 2020.

Iowa State will travel to Lubbock to face Texas Tech on Monday night. Tipoff between the Cyclones and Red Raiders is set for 8 p.m. 


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