Senior transfers Marial Shayok and Michael Jacobson were a huge part of Iowa State’s 2-1 performance in Maui and led the Cyclone attack on Wednesday. Shayok scored a game-high 21 points and Jacobson poured in 19 points in the Iowa State victory.
How It Happened
The Cyclones raced out to a 46-32 in the first half. The Iowa State offense picked up right where it left off in yesterday’s second half as ISU connected on 9-19 first half three-point attempts. ISU was active on the defensive end as well, holding the Aztecs to 9-27 shooting from the field in the first frame.
ISU came out in the second half and kept their foot on the petal. The Cyclones dominated the game in almost every facet. They out-rebounded SDSU 41-27. Iowa State’s defense was stiff. San Diego State scored on just 18-51 tries from the field and 7-21 attempts from three.
The Iowa State offense was efficient, no matter where the Cyclones were shooting from. Iowa State finished the game 28-59 from the field, 14-32 from downtown and 17-20 from the charity stripe.
All nine Cyclones that were dressed scored in the contest. Eric Steyer was the final Cyclone to score, rattling home a three pointer from the top of the key for his first career points as a Cyclone. He also added two rebounds and two assists in the winning effort.
Players of Note
It was another 20-point performance from Marial Shayok. He finished the game with an 8-12 mark from the field and 4-6 from three. He brought down three boards and recorded a steal.
Michael Jacobson continued his hot play against SDSU. The Waukee, Iowa, native tallied 19 points on 5-9 shooting from the field and a perfect 9-9 from the free throw line. He finished just shy of a double-double, collecting eight rebounds that included five on the offensive end.
Terrence Lewis was the third Cyclone into double figures. He finished with 16 points and was 5-7 from the field. He also connected on all four of his free throw attempts.
Iowa State is heading back to the mainland where they will take on Nebraska-Omaha on Monday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. in Hilton Coliseum.