Iowa St. 71 at TCU 49

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Blaskowsky leads No. 14 Iowa St past TCU, 71-49
Thursday, Jan 2, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)—Nicole Blaskowsky came off the Iowa State bench to pump in 24 points and spark the undefeated, 14th-ranked Cyclones to a 71-49 win over Texas Christian in a Big 12 Conference opener Thursday Night.

Iowa State built an eight-point lead in the first half, then put the defensive clamps on the Horned Frogs over the final 20 minutes, holding them to just 19 second-half points to earn its 12th win to start the season, matching a school record.

Blaskowsky was 8-of-16 from the field and drilled 7 of 15 3-point attempts. Nikki Moody added 13 points, Seanna Johnson 12 and Halle Christofferson 10 for Iowa State (12-0, 1-0 Big 12). The Cyclones now are 4-1 all-time against the Horned Frogs and 9-9 in conference openers.

Zahna Medley scored 22 points on 7-for-16 shooting to lead TCU (9-4, 0-1), which lost at home for the first time this season.

Updated Thursday, Jan 2, 2014

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 Iowa St.
Nicole (Kidd) Blaskowsky Nicole (Kidd) Blaskowsky
8-16,  24 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists
 TCU
Zahna Medley Zahna Medley
7-16,  22 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists

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