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Cyclones blow another late lead, fall to Oklahoma in OT

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AMES (KWWL) -- Oklahoma's Stephen Pledger dropped in a whopping 38, and Iowa State lost a late lead to fall at home 82-76 in overtime.

Melvin Ejim led Iowa State with 19 points and 12 rebounds.  The Cyclones overcame a 15 point first half deficit to gain a 6 point lead with 2 minutes remaining in the game.  However, Pledger came up with a big 3 in the final minute to tie things at 67 and send it to overtime.

The Sooners dominated the extra session outscoring ISU 15-9.  The loss moved the Cyclone's Big 12 losing streak to 4 games.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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