Iowa State blasts Alabama A&M 98-40

LUKE MEREDITH (AP Sports Writer)
The Associated Press

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Tyrus McGee led five Cyclones in double figures with 18 points and Iowa State blasted overmatched Alabama A&M 98-40 on Monday night.

Freshman Georges Niang had 17 points and Melvin Ejim added 16 for the Cyclones (2-0), who opened the game on a 35-10 run and recorded their sixth-largest margin of victory in school history.

Iowa State held Alabama A&M (1-1) to just 14 first-half points in building a 27-point lead. The Cyclones led by as many as 58 points and won their ninth straight at home dating back to last season.

Jeremy Crutcher had 10 for the Bulldogs, but he was their only player in double figures.

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