Cyclones lose regular season finale


Chris Jorgensen/Iowa State Daily

Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton takes a shot over Oklahoma’s Trae Young during the second half on Feb. 10. Young, the nation’s leading scorer, praised Wigginton’s play after the game.

Aaron Marner

Iowa State (13-17, 4-14 Big 12) fell at Oklahoma (18-12, 8-10 Big 12) on Friday night in the season finale by a final score of 81-60.

Both teams started 4-for-16 from the floor (25 percent) in the first seven minutes.

The only offensive spark was freshman Lindell Wigginton, who scored 12 of Iowa State’s first 18 points.

Oklahoma used a 7-0 run to end the first half, taking a 39-32 lead going into the halftime break. Wigginton led all scorers with 14 first-half points.

In the second half, Wigginton got the first four points. But Oklahoma responded well. Freshman Trae Young hit a layup to give the Sooners a 46-36 lead.

Oklahoma used a 14-0 run to grab a 53-36 lead. From there, Iowa State couldn’t get back into a rhythm and the Sooners held a steady lead. They extended it to over 20 points in the final few minutes.

Wigginton finished with a game-high 20 points.