Will Clyburn leads Iowa State past Baylor 79-71

Will Clyburn leads Iowa State past Baylor 79-71
February 2, 2013, 10:21 pm
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Baylor guard L.J. Rose (1) and Iowa State guard Will Clyburn (21) fight for control of a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

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AMES, Iowa (AP) Will Clyburn notched his sixth double-double of the season with 28 points and 10 rebounds as Iowa State beat Baylor 79-71 on Saturday night in a tense Big 12 Conference game.

Clyburn, a senior, sank three 3-pointers on an uncharacteristically icy night from beyond the arc for the Cyclones (15-6, 5-3), who pulled into a four-way tie for third place in the conference standings.

Iowa State won its league-leading 19th straight game at home and extended its conference home win streak to 11.

The Bears (14-7, 5-3) lost their second consecutive game and fell to 0-11 all-time in Ames. Pierre Jackson led Baylor with 23 points.

Georges Niang added 17 points for the Cyclones, who missed their first 13 3-point attempts.