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Iowa State Cyclones Lead Missouri Tigers 40-36 At Halftime

Senior Night got off to a rougher start than what was likely predicted given Missouri's No. 8 ranking in the polls, but Iowa State has proven to be a pesky opponent. Then again, that might have been predicted given the Cyclones fourth place ranking in the Big 12 at 11-5 coming into tonight's action. As for now, the Cyclones have the halftime lead 40-36 at Missouri.

Thus far, the three-point range of the Cyclones along with their offensive rebounding has kept the Tigers at bay. The Cyclones have six three-point baskets compared to the Tigers with two. They also have a tremendous rebounding edge with 8 offensive boards that has led to some second chance points.

Royce White leads the Cyclones with 14 points and 6 assists at the half. Ricardo Ratliffe has 10 points for the Tigers, while Kim English has 9.

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