DES MOINES - The Linn-Mar Lions made Iowa City West a little nervous for three quarters Friday afternoon in the semifinals of the Class 4A state basketball tournament.
Then Dondre Alexander stole the show and Linn-Mar's bid for consecutive state titles fell by the wayside.
Alexander collected 14 of his game-high 27 points in the fourth period and No. 2 Iowa City West denied the fifth-ranked Lions, 71-51, at the Wells Fargo Arena.
The Lions trailed by only two points, 40-38, entering the final stanza and Linn-Mar fans had a question for the undefeated Trojans: "Feeling Any Pressure?" they chanted in unison.
Iowa City West drubbed the Lions in the fourth quarter, 31-13, to win comfortably at the end.Read more...