AMES, Iowa Iowa State closed the first half on a 34-8 run to overcome a sluggish start in a 96-55 win over Mississippi Valley State Sunday afternoon in Hilton Coliseum. Preseason All-American Craig Brackins led the way for the Cyclones, tallying his 16th 20-point/10-rebound game of his career with 28 points and 12 boards. He also got help from Marquis Gilstrap, who notched a career-high 21 points in the win.

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