Iowa State visits Nelson and DePaul

Iowa State Cyclones (5-2) at DePaul Blue Demons (1-5)

Chicago; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: DePaul hosts the Iowa State Cyclones after Da’Sean Nelson scored 23 points in DePaul’s 89-79 loss to the Northern Illinois Huskies.

The Blue Demons are 1-3 in home games. DePaul allows 75.2 points and has been outscored by 5.2 points per game.

The Cyclones play their first true road game after going 5-2 with a 1-2 record in neutral-site games to begin the season. Iowa State is ninth in the Big 12 with 35.1 rebounds per game led by Tamin Lipsey averaging 6.0.

DePaul’s average of 7.0 made 3-pointers per game this season is just 0.6 fewer made shots on average than the 7.6 per game Iowa State allows. Iowa State averages 6.0 made 3-pointers per game this season, 0.3 fewer makes per game than DePaul gives up.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chico Carter Jr. is scoring 13.3 points per game and averaging 4.2 rebounds for the Blue Demons. Jeremiah Oden is averaging 11.3 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting 39.6% for DePaul.

Lipsey is averaging 15.1 points, six rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.9 steals for the Cyclones. Milan Momcilovic is averaging 14.1 points for Iowa State.


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