Iowa State Crushes Colorado

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Craig Brackins scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Iowa State crushed Colorado 70-42 on Wednesday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.

The Cyclones held the hapless Buffaloes to a Big 12 record-low nine points in the first half. Iowa State led by as much as 36 and cruised to their 17th victory in 18 home games against Colorado.

Iowa State (13-11, 2-7 Big 12) opened the game on a 34-6 run -
scoring 21 straight points during one stretch - and led 37-9 at halftime. Ten different players scored for the Cyclones, but Brackins was only one in double figures.

Dwight Thorne II was the only player to score during a miserable first half for Colorado (9-14, 1-8), which extended its conference road losing streak to 26 games. He led the Buffs with 14 points.

Colorado, which threw a scare into No. 2 Oklahoma before losing 77-72 on Saturday, shot 31 percent from the field and had as many turnovers, 13, as field goals.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 39477877