MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Hallie Christofferson went more than 33 minutes between field goals Saturday and a Cyclone rally fell short as Kansas State posted an 80-74 win over No. 13 Iowa State Saturday night.
Averaging 21.5 points in her last four Big 12 games, Christofferson's first-half jumper gave the Cyclones a 5-2 lead, but by the time she scored her second, they trailed by 14. She finished 2 of 11 from the field.
Kansas State (8-9, 2-4 Big 12) got 27 points from Leticia Romero and 23 from Katya Leick to post its first win over the Cyclones in eight regular-season games.
The Cyclones were just 20 of 59 from the field (33.9 percent). Brynn Willliamson scored 17 points and Nicole Blaskowsky added another 16.
Iowa State, which now has lost three straight after starting the season with 14 consecutive wins, falling to No. 15 Oklahoma State and West Virginia at home.
espnW's Mechelle Voepel says it is alarming that women's basketball stands alone in the latest Notice of Allegations that North Carolina received from the NCAA and explains how the notice has impacted the Tar Heels' recruiting.