AMES, Iowa, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Naz Long and Melvin Ejim each put in 17 points Tuesday and No. 12 Iowa State stayed unbeaten with a 99-63 rout of Northern Illinois.
DeAndre Kane flirted with a a triple-double, scoring 16 points, distributing 12 assists and grabbing eight rebounds for the Cyclones (12-0).
Georges Niang (14 points), Monte Morris and Dustin Hogue (11 each) also reached double figures.
Northern Illinois (5-6) was topped by Dontel Highsmith with 19 points.