MILWAUKEE — Gabe Kalscheur scored 22 factors and Eleventh-seeded Iowa State shocked Wisconsin within the Badgers’ yard, advancing to the Candy 16 with a 54-49 victory Sunday within the second spherical of the NCAA Event.
Izaiah Brockington added 10 factors because the gritty Cyclones used their powerful protection to carry off Johnny Davis and firm in entrance of a raucous pro-Wisconsin crowd about 80 miles away from the college’s Madison campus.
After successful simply two video games final season, Iowa State (22-12) superior to the Candy 16 for the primary time since 2016 and the sixth time in class historical past. It’ll play the Miami-Auburn winner within the Midwest Area semifinals on Friday in Chicago.
Kalscheur, a 6-foot-4 switch from Minnesota who is aware of all about powerful video games in Wisconsin, went 10 for 19 from the sector. The remainder of the Cyclones mixed for 10 made discipline objectives.
After Brockington and freshman Tyrese Hunter led Iowa State to a 59-54 win over LSU within the first spherical, it was Kalscheur’s day.
Davis, the Large Ten Participant of the Yr, led Wisconsin with 17 factors, however the Badgers shot a season-low 29.8% from the sector and turned it over a season-high 17 occasions. Wisconsin was main the nation with a median of 8.4 turnovers per sport coming into the day.
The Badgers, who misplaced freshman level guard Chucky Hepburn to a leg damage within the first half, led by one after Chris Vogt’s rebound dunk with 18:09 left. However the Cyclones responded with an 11-2 run.
Kalscheur’s 3 put Iowa State forward to remain, and Brockington’s jumper made it 38-30 with 10 minutes left.
The Badgers pulled inside 5 on Davis’ two foul photographs with 3:09 to go, however the rally fizzled from there. Hunter made two free throws and Kalscheur added one other one from the road to assist the Cyclones maintain on.
Hepburn harm his left leg after contesting Hunter’s layup with 4:37 left within the first half. He grabbed his leg after he landed and needed to be helped off the courtroom.
Hunter’s basket sparked an 8-0 run that gave the Cyclones a 25-22 lead with 1:44 remaining. Caleb Grill transformed a layup as time expired, making it 27-26 Iowa State on the break.
Davis spiked the ball in frustration as he left the courtroom after Grill’s basket. The Badgers had eight turnovers on the break after they turned it over simply 5 occasions throughout their 67-60 victory over Colgate within the first spherical.