Iowa State thumps BYU 83-62Iowa State center Percy Gibson, left, fights for a rebound with Brigham Young guard Craig Cusick, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Will Clyburn scored a career-high 32 points and Iowa State snapped a two-game losing streak by beating BYU 83-62.
Melvin Ejim added 13 points for the Cyclones (5-2), who shot 48 percent from the floor in a surprisingly easy victory over the Cougars.
Iowa State took control with a 12-0 run spanning the halves. The Cyclones jumped ahead by as much as 58-41 early in the second half and cruised to their 12th straight home win dating back to last season.
Brandon Davies had 20 points to lead BYU (5-3), which saw its three-game winning streak snapped. The Cougars hit just four 3s in 20 tries.