Posted January 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
It's been easy to forget that Iowa State still has most of its season left. Thanks to final exams, the holidays and a quirk in the Big 12 schedule that gave Iowa State a bye week right away, the Cyclones have played just once in 21 days - and that was on New Year's Day against Yale. The Cyclones (10-3) have lost to the teams they were expected to lose to - No. 21 Cincinnati, No. 24 UNLV and Iowa on the road - while beating everyone they were supposed to beat. But Iowa State also looked sluggish at times against weaker competition like Florida-Gulf Coast, Missouri-Kansas City and Yale. The Cyclones have gotten away with it so far. But they won't when league plays starts Wednesday night at No. 6 Kansas (12-1). ''We think we can play with any team on any night. I think we can beat any team, and I also think we can lose to any team in the league depending on how we come out and play, depending on what our mindset is,'' Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg said. ...

Kansas Ben McLemore hits 5th three to tie game with 1 second

The Kansas Jayhawks survived a close game at home beating Iowa State 97-89. Kansas red-shirt freshman Ben McLemore had a career night finishing with 33 points, and most importantly his 5th three-pointer of the night to send the game into overtime. KU is currently ranked 6th in the country.

Preview: Iowa State @ Kansas

Analysis, notes, quotes and a prediction for Iowa State's road trip to No. 6 KU later this evening. 

Game Chat: Iowa State @ Kansas begins at 5:30 p.m.

Join Matt Van Winkle as the Cyclones travel to KU in this Iowa Clinic Game Chat beginning at 5:30. 

Monday Musings: Jan. 7, 2013 Edition

Chris Williams on Iowa State's Big 12 basketball schedule, Luke Wells & more in Monday Musings. 

CFTV: Babb, Ejim & Niang talk Kansas

See what Chris Babb, Melvin Ejim & Georges Niang had to say about Iowa State's Big 12 opener. 
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