KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Donald Sloan and Dominique Kirk had 12 points each as Texas A&M beat Iowa State 60-47 tonight in the first round of the Big 12 tournament.
Texas A&M (23-9) smothered Iowa State defensively and did just
enough on offense to hang on for its second win in 13 Big 12
Brian Davis added 10 points for the Aggies, who move on to face
third-seeded Kansas State in the quarterfinals tomorrow.
Craig Brackens led Iowa State (14-18) with 20 points and 12
rebounds, and Bryan Peterson added 14 points.
Iowa State missed 14 straight shots midway through the first
half, then missed seven more at the end.