AMES, Iowa (AP) — Freshman Avery Bradley scored 24 points, including 16 in the second half, and top-ranked Texas survived its first Big 12 road test of the season by beating Iowa State 90-83 Wednesday night.
Damion James added 23 points and 14 rebounds for the unbeaten Longhorns (16-0, 2-0), who opened the second half with a 16-4 run and never trailed again.
It was the Longhorns’ first game as the top-ranked team, and for the second straight game Bradley led the way.
Bradley, who had a career-high 29 points in a win over Colorado on Saturday, shot 10 of 14 from the floor and added six assists, six rebounds and three steals.
Marquis (Mar-QWEZ) Gilstrap had 20 points and 13 rebounds for Iowa State (11-5, 0-1), which lost its 16th straight to ranked opponents since 2006.