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By Ian Smith, CycloneFanatic.com Contributor
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The Jekyll and Hyde Iowa State basketball team remains a mystery.
Are the Cyclones the team that went to South Padre and dominated? Or is Iowa State a mediocre squad with bad losses to Drake and Northern Iowa?
For 37 minutes on Saturday, the lackluster Cyclones didn’t belong on the same court as Michigan. In scramble mode the last three, Iowa State nearly pulled off a miraculous comeback before losing 76-66 in Ann Arbor.
Michigan mounted a 55-33 advantage in the second half, as the Cyclones couldn’t score. Iowa State made just 36 percent from the field and 6-of-27 from behind the arc. Unfortunately, those numbers were aided by the Cyclones’ late run.
The Cyclones (4-3) offense featured little movement, little tempo and too many forced shots on Saturday. Take out Royce White’s 10-for-15 shooting performance, and Iowa State hit only 14-of-57 shots (24.5 percent).
With the Cyclones struggling to score, Michi...
BEST OF MAXIM
Who: Iowa State (5-2) at No. 14 Michigan (5-2)
Where: Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI
When: 12:00 P.M. ET, December 3rd, 2011
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: MGoBlue / WWJ (950AM), WTKA (1050AM), Sirius 135, XM 191
We’ve discussed Michigan as a team that’s still finding its identity just seven games into a young season but Iowa State might be the most unique...
The following is a press release sent out by Iowa State athletic communications.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – An up-and-down second half cost the Iowa State women’s basketball team as it fell 56-49 to Michigan at the Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor. The loss drops the Cyclones to 4-2 on the year.
Iowa State struggled from the field, shooting just 19-of-56, including 10-of-36 from 3-point...
By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
Iowa State added bulk to its already impressive crew of linebackers for the 2012 season on Friday.
According to CycloneReport.com, Eddie Porter, a 6-foot-3, 245-pound inside linebacker out of Blinn C.C. switched his commitment from Texas A&M to Iowa State. Porter made this decision based off of the fact that Texas A&M fired...
Michigan hosts Iowa State in its first home game in over two weeks and its first weekend game of the season. Tip off is scheduled for noon and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.
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By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads and the Cyclone team captains met with members of the media to discuss their 2011 invitation to the Pinstripe Bowl on Sunday night.
See what the Cyclones had to say about the big game in this installment of CFTV’s Quick Hits.
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads reached deep into his bag of tricks Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, as the Cyclones ran a flea-flicker, fake punt and went for it on fourth down on four occasions. In the end, No. 11 Kansas State held the Cyclones on a fourth-and-2 to hold on for a 30-23 win in a game delayed due to lightning. The win improved...
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Members of the Iowa State wrestled team competed in the UNI Open Saturday in Cedar Falls and two Cyclones captured titles at the tournament.
AMES, Iowa - The Iowa State men's basketball team will play host to Prairie View A&M Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
The 25th-ranked Miami volleyball team takes on 14th-ranked and No. 4 overall seed Iowa State inside Hilton Coliseum on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the second round of the NCAA Tournament - Ames [Iowa] bracket.
Dec 3, 12:00 PM | Crisler Arena
Iowa State Cyclones vs Michigan Wolverines Odds
The Iowa State Cyclones will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Wolverines in Michigan at Crisler Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Cyclones will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-3 ATS versus the spread...
All photos by Dustin Johnston, find the full gallery after the jump.
AMES, Iowa - The No. 23 Iowa State wrestling team fell 27-9 to No. 1 Iowa in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk rivalry match Sunday. The Cyclones won three of the last five matches, but the Hawkeyes prevailed after taking an early lead in the dual.
Fred Hoiberg has some coaching work to do after his Iowa State team let two bad stretches essentially decide the game.
After dropping a road game at Virginia on Tuesday night, Michigan returns home to face Iowa State. The Cyclones have the same record, 5-2, but have played a schedule of cupcakes to this point. Like Virginia, they do have a dangerous post man in Royce White. Michigan will have to find an answer to him, unlike the Wolverines were able to do on Tuesday.
This is another one that Michigan...