JOK LEADS IOWA OVER IOWA STATE
iowa city» Peter Jok scored 23 points and Iowa upset 25th-ranked Iowa State 78-64 on Thursday night, snapping a three-game losing streak against its in-state rival.
Isaiah Moss had 14 points to help the Hawkeyes (5-5) beat a power five opponent for this first time this season.
Iowa shot 59 percent in the first half, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range, and jumped ahead by as much as 17 at 46-29. The Cyclones (6-3) chipped away at that deficit in the second half, but a 7-0 run by the Hawkeyes after Iowa State got to 60-53 finished them off.
Matt Thomas scored 14 points to lead the Cyclones, who were just 8-of-30 from 3-point range. Ball movement was again an issue for Iowa State, which had just nine assists on 25 made baskets — although it did miss about a dozen layups.
tallahassee, fla.» Leticia Romero scored 21 points as No. 7 Florida State routed No. 23 Florida 83-58 for its eighth straight victory.
Shakayla Thomas added 16 points for the Seminoles (9-1), and Ivey Slaughter had 13 points and 10 rebounds for her 20th career double-double. Ronni Williams led the Gators (6-3) with 20 points.
Brionna Jones scored 19 of her career-high 30 points in the first half as the No. 4 Terrapins remained unbeaten with a 101-49 pounding of Saint Peter’s. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 16 points, Brianna Fraser had 13, and the Terrapins (10-0) committed a season-low six turnovers.