Iowa State is off and running in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
The Cyclones hammered Southern Miss 73-45 in the campus game on Tuesday night.
Three Cyclones scored in double figures against the Golden Eagles. Tyrese Haliburton finished with 12 points and a team-high nine assists. Newcomer Prentiss Nixon scored 13 points, while Solomon Young paced ISU with 14 points.
Iowa State will head for the Bahamas next week for the Battle 4 Atlantis with a head of steam.