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Iowa State Defeats Carthage, 78-49

Release: 11/06/2013
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AMES, Iowa – The No. 23/20 Iowa State women’s basketball team defeated the Carthage Lady Reds by a score of 78-49 for their 30th-consecutive exhibition game win. Senior forward Hallie Christofferson led the Cyclones with 17 points and sophomore Maddy Baier led the Iowa State off the glass with eight boards.

Turning Point of the Game
The Cyclones started off slow, with the Lady Reds taking control early. The Lady Reds’ largest lead was five with 9:47 left in the first. Iowa State would then go on a 25-2 run to close the half with a 39-21 lead. The Iowa State defense took control recording six steals, three blocks and forcing 10 first-half Lady Red turnovers.

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Game Ball Goes To...
Maddy Baier. Baier came up big for the Cyclones going 3-of-8 from the field for 10 points and a game-high eight rebounds. Baier played 14 important minutes for Iowa State, going 4-of-4 at the charity stripe and picking up an assist and a steal in the Cyclone victory.

Cyclone Nation, who was your player of the match? Tweet the player along with the hashtag #CyclONEgameball to @CycloneWBB and we’ll announce the fan’s pick later.

Cyclone Quick Hits
*With today’s win, Iowa State extended its streak to 30-straight exhibition game wins.
*Iowa State went on a 25-2 run beginning with 9 minutes on the clock to close the first  half up 39-21.
* The Cyclones forced 20 Lady Red turnover, scoring 22 total points off turnovers.
*Iowa State scored 30 points in the paint and 30 second-chance points.
* The Cyclones had three student-athletes enter double-digit scoring with Christofferson (17), Blaskowsky (12) and Baier (10).

Fan Tweet of the Game
After each match, one tweet will be chose as the “Fan Tweet of the Match”. Fans are encouraged to tweet @CycloneWBB during the match, and visit after each match to see if their tweet was chosen as “Fan Tweet of the Match”.

Next Up
Iowa State hosts North Dakota for the season opener on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State will look to extend their 70-straight nonconference game winning streak.
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