AMES, Iowa – Jamie Vanderbeken scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers and Scott Christopherson added 17 points as Iowa State knocked off Baylor 72-57 Saturday to snap the Bears' four-game winning streak.
Diante Garrett had 16 points and 11 assists for the Cyclones (14-4, 1-2), who picked up their first Big 12 win and improved to 9-0 against Baylor at home.
Iowa State let the Bears get within a point early in the second half before pulling away with a 15-5 run midway through the second half. Vanderbeken then drained a 3-pointer from the corner to put the Cyclones ahead 69-53 with 4:19 left.
LaceDarius Dunn had 20 points to lead Baylor (12-4, 2-1), which next hosts No. 3 Kansas on Monday night. The Bears, who entered play with one of the nation's top scoring defenses, let Iowa State shoot 50 percent from the floor and 56 percent from 3-point range.