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Ejim, DeAndre Kane score 21 points each, No. 21 Iowa St rallies to beat BYU 90-88

  • Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, left, goes to the basket as Brigham Young's Frank Bartley IV (24) attempts to defend in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Provo, Utah. Iowa State won 90-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, left, goes to the basket as Brigham Young's Frank Bartley IV (24) attempts to defend in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Provo, Utah. Iowa State won 90-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)  (The Associated Press)

  • Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, left, looks on after fighting for a loose ball with Brigham Young's Tyler Haws, right, in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Provo, Utah.  Iowa State won 90-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, left, looks on after fighting for a loose ball with Brigham Young's Tyler Haws, right, in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Provo, Utah. Iowa State won 90-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)  (The Associated Press)

  • Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, right, and Brigham Young's Tyler Haws, bottom, fight for a loose ball in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Provo. Iowa State won 90-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Iowa State's DeAndre Kane, right, and Brigham Young's Tyler Haws, bottom, fight for a loose ball in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Provo. Iowa State won 90-88. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)  (The Associated Press)

Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane each scored 21 points, leading No. 21 Iowa State to a 90-88 come-from-behind win over Brigham Young on Wednesday night.

Kane, before being ejected for a flagrant 2 foul with 3:28 remaining, had a team-high 11 rebounds for the Cyclones. Georges Niang added 19 points, eight assists and five rebounds for Iowa State.

Iowa State (4-0) took the lead for good with six minutes remaining on a 3-pointer by Matt Thomas. The Cyclones stayed in front with three clutch baskets down the stretch by Niang.

The Cougars, who led for more than 26 straight minutes, got 20 points from Tyler Haws and 19 points and seven assists from Matt Carlino. Freshman Eric Mika scored 17 points and pulled down nine boards.