Iowa State upends No. 11 Kansas State 73-67

Iowa State upends No. 11 Kansas State 73-67
January 26, 2013, 3:56 pm
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Iowa State guard Will Clyburn (21) defends Kansas State guard Martavious Irving, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)


AMES, Iowa (AP) Will Clyburn had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa State beat No. 11 Kansas State 73-67 on Saturday, handing the Wildcats their second straight loss.

Freshman Georges Niang added 15 points for the Cyclones (14-5, 4-2 Big 12), who beat a ranked opponent for the first time this season.

Rodney McGruder broke free for a dunk to get the Wildcats within 70-67 with 48.5 seconds left. But Korie Lucious answered with a layup off the glass to make it a two-score game with 20 seconds left.

Will Spradlin had 15 points and McGruder scored 13 to lead the Wildcats (15-4, 4-2), who lost on the road for the first time in four tries.