Saturday , Dec , 11 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

***** Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules *****
(Friday, December 10th)

Final Score: (5) Oklahoma State 86, UAB 73

Stillwater, OK (Sports Network) – Joey Graham scored 20 points and grabbed
seven rebounds to lead fifth-ranked Oklahoma State to an 86-73 win over
Alabama-Birmingham at Gallagher-Iba Arena. John Lucas added 18 points, 14
in the second half, and a season-high eight assists for the Cowboys (7-0),
who have yet to win by less than double-figures this season. Daniel Bobik
added 14 points, and Stephen Graham, JamesOn Curry and Ivan McFarlin each had
10 points as OSU has won 21 straight at home. Donell Taylor had 17 points
and eight rebounds for the Blazers, (4-1), who were handed their first
setback of the season.

Final Score: (17) Iowa 70, Iowa State 63

Iowa City, IA (Sports Network) – Adam Haluska scored 20 points while Greg
Brunner added 11 along with 13 rebounds as 17th-ranked Iowa earned a hard-
fought 70-63 victory over rival Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Pierre
Pierce compiled 15 points, eight rebounds and five steals for the
Hawkeyes (8-1), who recorded their fifth straight win despite shooting just 37
percent from the floor. The Cyclones (4-2) never led at any point,
but hung tough throughout, mainly due to a huge effort by Jared Homan.
The senior center delivered a career-high 25 points and pulled down 11
rebounds. Will Blalock added 15 points for Iowa State, while Curtis
Stinson finished with 14.