March 16, 2012
2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship
Second Round Game Notes
Game #4 Iowa State
Team Game Notes
- Iowa State improves to 23-10 on the season.
- The Cyclones' win pushed their all-time record in the NCAA Championship to 13-13. This is their 14th appearance in the event.
- ISU evens their all-time record as a No. 8 seed in NCAA Championship to 1-1.
- Head Coach Fred Hoiberg earned his first win in the NCAA Championship as a coach. He was 2-3 as a player for Iowa State in three appearances during a career spanning 1991-95.
Individual Game Notes
#2 Chris Babb
- Dished out a team-high three assists. It was the fourth time this season he led ISU in the category.
#3 Melvin Ejim
- Recorded his 16th double-digit scoring game of the season, the 32nd of his career.
#4 Chris Allen
- Led the Cyclones in scoring off the bench with 20 points. It was the seventh occasion this season he led the squad in points.
- Recorded his 23rd double-digit scoring game of the season, the 23rd of his career.
- Connected on multiple three-point field goal attempts in a game for the 21st time this season.
- It was also the 30th time in 33 games he has made at least one three-point field goal.
#11 Scott Christopherson
- Recorded his 22nd double-digit scoring game of the season, the 56th of his career.
- Scored multiple three-point field goals in a game for the ninth consecutive game, the 20th time this season, and the 59th time in his career.
#30 Royce White
- Scored 15 points and collected 13 rebounds to earn his 11th career double-double.
- Recorded his 24th double-digit scoring game of the season, the 34th of his career.
- Pulled down double-digit rebounds for the 15th time in his career.