Iowa State made a furious rally to force overtime, but was unable to overcome Oklahoma State as the Cowgirls prevailed over the Cyclones 79-76 Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The loss drops ISU to 11-6 on the year and 3-3 in Big 12 play. OSU is now 14-4 and 4-3 in conference action.
Seanna Johnson led the Iowa State effort with 22 points and nine rebounds, while Emily Durr recorded a career-high 15 points. However, ISU had no answer for Oklahoma State’s 1-2 punch of Kaylee Jensen and Brittany Martin. Jensen led all scorers with 27 points, while Martin finished with 26 points and 14 rebounds.
Iowa State returns to Hilton Coliseum to begin a three-game home stand on Saturday against No. 4 Baylor. Tip is at 12:30 p.m., and the game will be televised on FS1.