2018 Maui Invitational: San Diego State vs. Iowa State Preview, TV Schedule, Live Stream, Odds
The Aztecs seek a second straight win against the ‘Clones to take fifth place in the Maui Invitational.
Will the Aztecs defeat Iowa State?
GAME 9: San Diego State Aztecs (3-1) vs. Iowa State (4-1)
WHEN: Wednesday, November 21 — 2:30 PM EST/11:30 AM PST
WHERE: Lahaina Civic Center; Maui, Hawaii (2,400)
RADIO: San Diego State
RECORD: First ever meeting
ODDS: San Diego State +2.5
The San Diego State Aztecs, once again, have their work cut out for them as they face Iowa State.
The Cyclones ran through Illinois 84-68 and are seeking another victory to build on their solid 4-1 start to the season. The Cyclones are averaging 78 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 64.8 points on 38.4 percent shooting. Is that enough to best the Aztecs?
Marial Shayok is averaging 19.8 points and two assists while Michael Jacobson is averaging 16 points and seven rebounds. Talen Horton-Tucker is the third double-digit scorer and Lindell Wigginton is managing 3 assists.
The Iowa State Cyclones are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line.
The Iowa State Cyclones have lost five of their last six non-home games, and the Aztecs would like to make it an even half dozen.
In the Aztecs’ 79-74 win against Xavier, Jalen McDaniels scored 25 point and Devin Watson added 21.
San Diego State (3-1) was beat by top-ranked Duke in its Maui opener and fell behind by 19 early against Xavier (2-3). The Aztecs answered with a 19-3 run to pull within three by halftime and had an early 16-2 run in the second half to go up 58-49 and pick up the eventual 79-74 victory.
The Aztecs face off with the ‘Clones today at 2:30pm EST /11:30am PST.