Cyclones Defend Hilton; Beat Texas, 79-70ISU improves to 10-4 overall and 2-1 in Big 12 play
Iowa State has now won six consecutive home games against Texas, and six of the last seven overall in the series.
The Cyclones have committed fewer turnovers than their opponents in 13 of 14 games.
Deonte Burton led all scorers with 27 points, his second game this season scoring 25 or more (29 vs. Gonzaga). He was 12-for-17 from the field and hit 3-of-4 three-pointers. Burton also had five rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals and blocks.
Monte Morris added 22 points and posted his second career game with 10 rebounds. He also had six assists and no turnover. The senior has just two turnovers in his last 178 minutes of game action.
Nazareth Mitrou-Long hit three 3-pointers to run his career total to 199, which ranks second all-time at Iowa State.