Iowa State had Kentucky within arm's reach near the end of the first half of the Cyclones' round of 32 clash. Then the Wildcats asserted themselves as Iowa State shrank, producing the 38-27 lead Big Blue enjoys at the half.
Marquis Teague has 13 points and three assists for the 'Cats, and Anthony Davis has 10 points, eight rebounds, and three assists, making up for a rare half without a block. But Kentucky's 8-1 run in the final three minutes of the half may have been the stretch that blew the game open for UK.Royce White has 10 points, three rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and a steal for the Cyclones, but no other Iowa State player has more than four points.
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