Iowa State 86, Drake 77 / Final

Sat, December 15, 2012 5:00 pm (ET GMT)  
Location: Wells Fargo Arena (Des Moines) • Des Moines, IA [N]  
Cyclones (86)
Bulldogs (77)
Score by Half: Iowa State 33-44 - 86   Drake 37-49 - 77  
Team Rebounds: Iowa State -14, Drake 17
Officials: Paul Janssen, Hal Lusk, Terry Oglesby
Attendance: 13,180
Top Performances
1Melvin Ejim (ISU) 21 pts (5/10 fg), 11 reb, 4 ast, 4 stl
2Will Clyburn (ISU) 17 pts (4/7 fg), 10 reb, 2 stl
3Seth VanDeest (DRKE) 18 pts (8/10 fg), 4 reb
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before ISU 1674 (#69), DRKE 1410 (#187)  After ISU 1681 (#69), DRKE 1403 (#187)
ELO Points Transfer: 7
AP Game Recap

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Junior Melvin Ejim notched his 11th career double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds as Iowa State beat Drake 86-77 Saturday in a contest marred by fouls.

Ejim returned to the starting lineup after one game off the bench and responded with his fourth double-double of the season to lead the Cyclones (8-3).

Drake (4-5) was down six with 3:13 left when Iowa State's Will Clyburn stole a pass under the Bulldogs basket for a decisive dunk and three-point play.

Clyburn finished with 17 points and 10 boards.

Seth VanDeest had 18 points to lead the Bulldogs, who committed four straight turnovers down the stretch and had 31 of the game's astounding 52 fouls.

Ties: 2   Lead Changes: 3   Biggest Lead: ISU +10   Run: DRKE 11-0 (1-17:58 to 1-14:51)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Iowa State, 1-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Iowa State, 6-1 Since 1992: Iowa State, 18-7
ISU 89 DRKE 74
DRKE 46 ISU 73
ISU 83 DRKE 77
DRKE 55 ISU 76
ISU 58 DRKE 72
DRKE 55 ISU 75
ISU 44 DRKE 48
DRKE 56 ISU 57
ISU 61 DRKE 63
DRKE 50 ISU 74
ISU 65 DRKE 62
DRKE 69 ISU 94
ISU 83 DRKE 67
DRKE 81 ISU 119
ISU 92 DRKE 61

More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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