AMES, Iowa – Kendra Suttles scored a game-high 26 points, but Iowa State rallied from 13 down in the second half to defeat Oklahoma State 73-70 in front of 10,661 fans inside Hilton Coliseum.
The Cowgirls (20-9, 9-9 Big 12) were ahead most of the first half and led 38-30 at halftime. Brittney Martin scored 14 of her 20 points in the first 20 minutes.
Oklahoma State extended its lead in the second half, but the Cyclones (21-7, 12-6) chipped away and tied it at 63 with four minutes remaining, then outscored the Cowgirls 10-7 to finish the game.
Suttles finished with a game-high 26 points, while Martin added a game-high 11 rebounds. Hallie Christofferson scored 21 points to lead Iowa State.
The Cowgirls will be back in action this weekend at the Big 12 Championship in Dallas.