Archive for March 11, 2017

Iowa State wing Deonte Burton has explosiveness for days, and he showed it off once again in the Big 12 Tournament championship.

With the Cyclones holding a 73-64 lead late in the second half against West Virginia, Burton caught a perfect lob pass from Naz Mitrou-Long and hammered home a one-handed finish over a Mountaineers’ defender.

Burton finished with 16 points, five rebounds and three steals as the Cyclones held on for the 80-74 win for their third Big 12 Tournament title in four years.

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