Cyclones Top Mountaineers in Morgantown
March 10th, 2013 by Chris Parks
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Will Clyburn scored 27 points to lead Iowa State to an 83-74 victory over West Virginia on Saturday in the final regular-season game for both teams.
Clyburn, who also had 10 rebounds, made 8 of 9 free throws in the final 90 seconds as the Cyclones (21-10, 11-7 Big 12 Conference) held off the Mountaineers (13-18, 6-12).
Korie Lucious added 21 points for Iowa State, George Niang notched 14 and Chris Babb 11.
Lucious made 5 of 8 shots from 3-point range for Iowa State, which came in as one of the nation’s leading 3-point-shooting teams. The Cyclones, who are fighting for a berth in the NCAA tournament, made 60.9 percent (14 of 23) from long range and 56.5 percent (26 of 46) overall.
Jabarie Hinds scored 19 points to lead West Virginia (13-18, 6-12), which closed the regular season with a losing record for the first time since 2002-03.