By Travis Morgan
AMES, Iowa - Will Clyburn found Georges Niang under the hoop for the game-winning bucket with 0:02 left, as Iowa State (12-4 overall, 2-1 Big 12 Conference) defeated West Virginia (8-8 overall, 1-3 Big 12), 69-67 Wednesday night in Hilton Coliseum.
Iowa State held an 18-point lead (56-38) with 9:04 left in the game, but the Mountaineers bounced back by making eight 3-pointers in the final nine minutes to tie the game at 67-67 with 0:11 seconds left.
Niang's bucket then sealed the victory for the Cyclones.
Melvin Ejim tallied 16 points and 13 rebounds, his seventh double-double of the season, before fouling out with 2:01 left in the game.
The win was ISU's 17th in a row at home for the Cyclones, the fourth-best winning streak in school history.
Iowa State hits the road for its next game. The Cyclones travel to TCU to face the Horned Frogs Saturday at 12:45 p.m. CT.