AMES, Iowa - Despite a career-high 24 points from freshman guard Madisen Smith, the West Virginia University women's basketball team's win streak came to an end with 77-61 loss to No. 22 Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday.
Smith had a career-high five 3-pointers to lead the way for the Mountaineers, who move to 16-6 on the season and 7-4 in the Big 12.
She went 9-of-18 from the field and dished out four assists as well.
Senior forward Naomi Davenport was the only other player in double figures. She finished with 14 points, going 6-for-11. Junior guard Lucky Rudd added eight, while redshirt junior guard Tynice Martin finished with six.
Freshman forward Kari Niblack led the way with eight rebounds, though the Mountaineers were edged on the glass 39-33 by the Cyclones.
West Virginia finished the game shooting 37.7 percent from the field with nine 3-pointers. Iowa State outscored WVU 40-18 in the paint and 17-9 off turnovers.
Led by 29 points from Kristin Scott, Iowa State shot 48.2 percent from the field and 77.3 percent at the free-throw line to move to 18-5 on the season and 8-3 in league play.
West Virginia travels to Lubbock, Texas, on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. tilt at Texas Tech.