No. 11 Iowa State Cruises Past Texas Tech, 74-48
How It Happened:
The Cyclones and Lady Raiders both came out to a slow start, but senior Hallie Christofferson got things started for Iowa State when she went on a 7-0 run over her own to give the Cyclones an 11-5 lead with 12:45 remaining. ISU began to pull away with a 17-point first-half performance by Christofferson, who made her 100th career start and 59th-consecutive.
ISU would enter the half with a 37-16 lead, with Tech’s 16-point output being the fewest allowed by Iowa State this season.
In the second half, the Cyclones would continue the rout of the Lady Raiders growing as much as a 32-point lead in the second-half, 73-41, after three free-throw makes by Brynn Williamson.
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Game Ball Goes To…
Hallie Christofferson. Christofferson got the Cyclones going in the first half with 17-first half points. At one point in the half, she was 6-of-6 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line, giving the Cyclones a 21-point halftime lead, 37-16.
Christofferson would net her 23rd 20-point performance of her career and ninth of the season finishing the night with 22 points, five rebounds, three blocks and one assist.
*Iowa State has won each of its last three contests against the Lady Raiders.
*ISU's 14-0 record marks the best start in school history. This also extends the longest winning-streak in school history to 14-consecutive games.
*Iowa State has made 10+ three pointers in each of the last five games.
*Hallie Christofferson scored 22 points against Texas Tech, the ninth 20-point performance of the season and 23rd of her career.
*Kidd Blaskowsky has made a three pointer in every game this season.
Fan Tweet of the Game:
Iowa State returns to the court Saturday to take on No. 15 Oklahoma State in Hilton Coliseum at 6 p.m. The game marks the first top-15 game in Hilton Coliseum since 2002.