NICEVILLE, Fla. — With Illinois and No. 4 Iowa State trading the lead for most of Saturday’s championship game in the Emerald Coast Classic, Cyclones guard Monte Morris decided with 10:51 remaining to try and deliver a knockout punch.
Iowa State held a 59-58 lead when Norris had the ball at midcourt and saw Abdel Nader had a step on his defender. Norris fired a lob pass and Nader slammed it home. The dunk was part of an 18-4 run in the Cyclones’ 84-73 win.
“We practice a lot of lobs and connect.
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