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Women's Basketball

Cyclone women drop third straight

The Iowa State women’s basketball (14-7, 5-5 Big 12) team dropped its third straight game. This defeat came at the hands of the Oklahoma Sooners (14-7, 8-2 Big 12) by a 75-66 final in Norman. 

Senior point guard Nikki Moody scored a career-high 30 points on 11-of-18 shooting and dished out five assists. The scoring output bested her previous high of 24 against Stony Brook earlier this season. 

The Cyclones trailed by as much as 20 during the second half. Moody was the only Cyclone to score in double-figures.

The Cyclones will be back in action on Saturday when the West Virginia Mountaineers invade Hilton Coliseum for a 6 p.m. tip. 

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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