Dustin Hogue added 19 points, 10 boards and two steals for the Cyclones (24-7), who will face either Oklahoma State or Kansas in the semifinals on Friday. Georges Niang tallied 18 points and seven rebounds.
Marcus Foster ended with 21 points for the Wildcats (20-12). Shane Southwell donated 19 points and seven boards and Nigel Johnson added 17 points.
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