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Iowa State women win, South Dakota women fall; Creighton men roll

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Chelsea Poppens scored 12 points in her return to the court. Chelsea Poppens scored 12 points in her return to the court.
AMES, Iowa (AP) -

Hallie Christofferson scored 18 points Sunday and No. 22 Iowa State defeated Fairfield 60-43.

Chelsea Poppens, back after missing three games with a concussion, had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Cyclones (6-1).

Brynn Williamson scored 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and Nikki Moody had 10 assists and seven rebounds. Iowa State, which never trailed and led by as many as 24 points, bounced back from a 50-42 loss at Iowa on Thursday.

Katie Cizynski scored 13 points to lead Fairfield (5-3). The Stags shot just 32 percent from the field and were outrebounded 43-27.

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MANHATTAN, Kan. - Brittany Chambers scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Kansas State dropped South Dakota 68-54 on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum.

Nicole Seekamp led South Dakota (4-6) with 11 points, while Tempestt Wilson added nine points. 

Margaret McCloud reached double-digit rebounds for the third consecutive game with 12.

Chambers, a preseason All-Big 12 choice, went 12 of 23 in the game.  She also recorded four assists and three steals.

Kansas State (7-0) went on a 22-2 run over 10 game minutes to break away from the Coyotes, with Brianna Craig scoring 11 of her 14 points in that time.  The Wildcats forced eight turnovers and went 10 of 18 shooting over that run.

Kansas State led 37-21 at the break, but South Dakota outscored the Wildcats in the second half, 33-31. The Coyotes got to the free throw line often, going 14 for 15 from the charity stripe in the second half. 

The Yotes went 16 for 17 at the free throw line in the game. The South Dakota bench outscored Kansas State's 25-11.  The Coyotes also equaled the Wildcats in rebounds, 35-35.

Courtesy: USD Media Relations

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Doug McDermott scored 30 points for No. 16 Creighton, which broke away late in the first half and beat Akron 77-61 on Sunday.

McDermott, who made a career-high six 3-pointers, also had 30 points against Wisconsin last month and on seven other occasions in his career for the Bluejays (9-1).

Gregory Echenique added nine points and seven rebounds for Creighton.

Zeke Marshall and Nick Harney both had 12 points for Akron (4-3), which is 0-25 against ranked opponents since becoming a Division I program in 1980-81.

The Zips, who came in averaging almost 10 3-pointers a game, made a season-low four on 16 attempts and were held to their lowest point total.

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