Iowa State jumped out to a quick 8-0 early in the first half before the Leathernecks dewclawed their way back to a 14-12 lead with 9:08 left in the first half thanks to a Ancrum jumper.
Donovan Jackson would make a three with 8:54 remaining and another with 7:57 left. Iowa State would stay with an 18-14 lead until Wigginton broke the ice with a jumper made with 5:45 left.
Iowa State would slow down offensively which let Western Illinois come to within four at halftime (29-25 ISU).
The Cyclones would keep building early and often in the second half, going on a 21 to 9 run at the 12:36 left mark in the game.
Terrence Lewis scored 12 points in this game, in particular he knocked down a three with 8:51 left.
At the 7:50 mark, Talley tallied a great assist to Cameron Lard on this dunk.
Here is that dunk from Lard on the nice pass from Zoran Talley, Jr.! pic.twitter.com/b0HEcWokrZ— Cyclone Basketball (@CycloneMBB) November 26, 2017
The Cyclones would keep the defensive heat on following the dunk, finishing the game on a 14-8 run.