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      Iowa State stops Florida Gulf Coast 83-72

      Point guard Korie Lucious scored a season-high 17 points, Tyrus McGee added 16 off the bench and Iowa State beat Florida Gulf Coast 83-72 on Tuesday night.




      Melvin Ejim chipped in with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Cyclones (6-2), who've won two in a row ahead of Friday's showdown in Iowa City with the rival Hawkeyes.




      Iowa State pushed a slim halftime lead to 62-46 early in the second half and went on a late 15-4 run to put the Eagles out of reach.




      Chase Fieler had a game-high 18 points to lead Florida Gulf Coast (6-4), which had won two in a row.


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