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#15 Iowa State holds off 19th ranked Texas 89-86

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Georges Niang scored 19 points, Bryce Dejean-Jones had 18 and 15th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 19 Texas 89-86 on Monday night at Hilton Coliseum in Ames. The Cyclones won their 19th straight home game.

Jameel McKay had 14 points for the Cyclones (15-4, 5-2 Big 12), who bounced back from a loss at last-place Texas Tech by running up a huge lead that nearly slipped away.

Iowa State broke open a tight game with a 27-12 run and went ahead by 21 with 11:36 left. The Longhorns answered with a furious rally that pulled them to 87-84 on Jonathan Holmes' 3-pointer with 22 seconds left.

The Cyclones play host to TCU this Saturday.

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