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Iowa State wins on the street
Randy Peterson, rpeterson@dmreg.com

NORMAN, Okla. — Nobody’s guaranteeing Iowa State will win the Huge 12 Convention’s common-season title Kansas has claimed at the very least a share of the past 14 seasons. Nobody’s dare saying Steve Prohm’s staff gained’t win it both, however let’s say they do.

Let’s say sufficient Cyclones-pleasant things happen around the Massive 12, that a victory towards Texas Tech within the season finale on March 9 can clinch it. Let’s say Iowa State closes the common season with that rousing victory in Hilton.

Then let’s not overlook what occurred a month earlier at a half-empty Lloyd Noble Middle, where Iowa State gained yet one more convention street recreation.

Marial Shayok made one other massive shot, this one an off-balanced three-pointer with underneath 5 seconds remaining on the shot clock and 1:19 left in the recreation. Lindell Wigginton performed one other fantastic recreation off the bench. Cam Lard was a shot-blocking beast and shot-altering bully defender when he needed to be. Mike Jacobson offered an enormous second-half spark. Talen Horton-Tucker did his thing. Tyrese Haliburton and Nick Weiler-Babb too …

And did I say it was a street recreation?

Peterson: It wasn’t straightforward, however Iowa State wins again on the street — this time at Oklahoma

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The gamblers won’t have favored the seventy five-74 end result after the refs counted a last-second three-level shot by the Sooners — when the replay confirmed the ball nonetheless in the shooter’s palms and the light on the backboard displaying pink.

Did you’ve got money on the sport? Did that shot make the difference between you profitable and dropping? It was on the minds of followers immediately after the game. It’d even be rehashed when State of Iowa legislators speak about a handful of bills on Wednesday in Des Moines that may lastly make sports wagering in Iowa authorized.

And also you’re wondering why the shot wasn’t reviewed? As a result of it didn’t make a distinction within the consequence, that’s why, and you may thank Shayok and his huge-time three-point basket for that.

“We didn’t have our (first) greatest half, however we stuck collectively,” Shayok stated after the game. “We discovered from our previous mistakes and our past losses from early within the season.”

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Shayok talks about his large basket
Randy Peterson, rpeterson@dmreg.com

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Babb missed on the horn in a three-point loss at Baylor. Wigginton missed on the horn in a one-point loss at house towards Kansas State — a recreation during which Iowa State had a three-level lead and the ball with 50 seconds to play.

“It was good to see that we’re learning and rising, but we now have a lot more growing to do,” Shayok added. “It’s February. It’s going to be a superb month, hopefully.”

TCU comes to Hilton on Saturday, then it’s at Kansas State on Feb. 16. Baylor visits the Cyclones on Feb. 19, they’re at TCU on the twenty third, and then they close out…