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WATCH: Nader on Hoiberg: 'Any time he's in the room with you, you just feed off his energy'

Iowa State senior and Niles North alum Abdel Nader talks about choosing Iowa State because of Fred Hoiberg - 3/24
Via CSN Chicago
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Sounds like Cyclones will have home-court

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, with games Friday night in Philadelphia and Chicago (all times Eastern): 7:02 p.m. Looks and SOUNDS like Iowa State will have a distinct home-court advantage for its Sweet 16 game against top-seeded Virginia. The stands behind the Cyclones' bench were filled with fans dressed in red and gold, and they were loud when their favorite...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Iowa State makes push, but Cavaliers in control

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, with games Friday night in Philadelphia and Chicago (all times Eastern): 7:46 p.m. Iowa State is trying to claw back into it behind Georges Niang, who has 12 points to go with those two fouls. The Cyclones' last five field goals are 3s, but the Virginia is still up 39-26 with less than three minutes eft in the half. --- 7:41 p.m...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cyclones cheerleader takes kicked ball to the face

Iowa State’s game against Virginia went about as well as the following Cyclones’ cheerleader’s night.  Not great.  Late in the second half of ISU’s Sweet 16 game against the Cavaliers, an Iowa State cheerleader was nailed in the face by a loose ball. She exited the floor in tears.  Iowa St cheerleader takes kicked ball off the face pic.twitter.com/IjpWDHP6Cq —...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State cheerleader leaves game in tears after taking ball to the face

An Iowa State cheerleader had to be escorted off the court late in Iowa State's 84-71 loss to top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers after taking a kick-ball right to the face. UVA, leading 74-62 late in the second half, was preparing to take the ball in after an errant pass flew of Iowa State player Matt Thomas' foot and out of bounds. Players began getting setup for the next play before...
Via FOX Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Foul trouble, poor defense sink Iowa State basketball vs. Virginia

Iowa State basketball was no match for No. 1 seed Virginia Friday night, and the Cyclones’ season ended with a 84-71 defeat in the Sweet 16. The Cyclones looked completely outmatched from the first whistle, while Virginia came ready to play. Virginia’s reputation as a strong defensive team was well-founded, as Iowa State couldn’t buy a basket and were down by 14 points before...
Via isportsweb.com
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

INSIDE THE MADNESS: Iowa State cheerleader OK, Christie back

A look around the sights and sounds of the NCAA Tournament from reporters at the games and surrounding events: IOWA STATE CHEERLEADER OK Things went from bad to worse for Iowa State late in its Sweet 16 game against Virginia. With 2:14 remaining in the Cyclones' 84-71 loss, the ball came off Iowa State guard Matt Thomas' foot and hit a cheerleader seated on the baseline directly...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cheerleader Leaves Game After Getting Hit In Face With Ball (Video)

Friday night was one to forget for Iowa State basketball. The Cyclones lost 84-71 to No. 1 seed Virginia in the Sweet 16 round of the Midwest region, ending their impressive season. An Iowa State cheerleader also had to leave the game in the second half when a pass bounced off a Cyclones player’s foot and hit her in the face. She left the game and received a nice applause from...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cheerleader Has A Name, Seems Okay After Getting Hit In The Face

Every year during March Madness, for one reason or another, there seems to be at least one student – whether it’s a band member or a cheerleader – who captures the hearts of America. This year, it’s Iowa State cheerleader Katherine Coker. Coker was hit squarely in the face by a basketball during the Cyclones’ contest against Virginia and promptly left the court in tears...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cyclones' season starts with Final 4 hopes, ends in Sweet 16

Iowa State began the year with legitimate Final Four aspirations. In the end, the Sweet Sixteen was an acceptable end for the weary Cyclones. A 12-month stretch that began with coach Fred Hoiberg's departure to the Chicago Bulls ended, of all places, in Hoiberg's new digs Friday, as the Cyclones fell to top-seeded Virginia 84-7 in the United Center. Iowa State finished its first...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

This Iowa State Cheerleader Continues to Cheer After Taking a Basketball to the Face and Being Escorted Away in Tears

Iowa State took an L in their Sweet 16 matchup against Virginia, but it was not the fault of this gutsy cheerleader. With a few minutes remaining in the game, a kicked ball shot straight for the cheerleader's face as she innocently sat near the baseline. The ball drilled her in the side of the face and she crumpled to the floor. She immediately burst into tears and had to be escorted...
Via Stack
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State, Campbell banking on QB Joel Lanning in 2016

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State quarterback Joel Lanning had his moments after earning the starting job midway through last season. The Cyclones will need to see more than just glimpses of promise from Lanning this fall if they hope to end a three-year bowl drought. Lanning, who'll be a junior in 2016, is the only quarterback for Iowa State that's taken a collegiate snap. So his progress...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State banking on QB Joel Lanning in 2016

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State quarterback Joel Lanning had his moments after earning the starting job midway through last season. The Cyclones will need to see more than just glimpses of promise from Lanning this fall if they hope to end a three-year bowl drought. Lanning, who'll be a junior in 2016, is the only quarterback for Iowa State that's taken a collegiate snap. So his progress...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State football players save a life while on spring break

When you go to South Padre Island, Texas for spring break, you have certain expectations about what’s going to happen. You’re going to go swimming. You’re going to party. Jell-O shots will be involved. And you’ll probably get sunburned. One thing you don’t expect to happen is that you’ll have to save someone’s life. In the case of four current and two former Iowa State...
Via The Comeback
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State football players on Spring Break save woman from sinking car

A group of Iowa State football players are being credited with saving a woman's life after rescuing her from a sinking car in South Texas earlier this month.According to a story published by Tommy Birch in the Des Moines Register Thursday, 22-year-old Luisa Maria Castro was saved by a handful of Cyclones football players after her vehicle slid into a canal along Laguna Madre Bay...
Via FOX Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State’s LaQuinton Ross, Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane Involved In Alleged Racial Incident Outside Club

Former Ohio State forward LaQuinton Ross and former Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane were involved in an incident outside a club in Israel that they claim was racially motivated Thursday night.  Ross and Kane, playing for Hapoel Eilat B.C., were arrested outside of a club for allegedly scuffling with police, but were later released without any charges. The two players claim they...
Via College Spun
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State football players save a life while on spring break

When you go to South Padre Island, Texas for spring break, you have certain expectations about what’s going to happen. You’re going to go swimming. You’re going to party. Jell-O shots will be involved. And you’ll probably get sunburned. One thing you don’t expect to happen is that you’ll have to save someone’s life. In the case of four current and two former Iowa State...
Via Magic Basketball Online
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State players play rescuers on spring break

Spring break is normally a time for rest, relaxation and drinking your face off, except if you’re members of the Iowa State football team. Per a report from Tommy Birch of The Des Moines Register, four football players, Josh Jahlas, Spencer Benton, Jack Spreen and Anthony Lazard, plus two former players, were on vacation in South Padre Island, Texas and saved a woman named Luisa...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa St PG Monte Morris to return for senior season

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State point guard Monte Morris says he's returning for his senior season. Morris led the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio as a freshman and sophomore, and last season he set career highs with 13.9 points and four rebounds per game. Morris also broke the school record with 6.9 assists per game, a mark formerly held by longtime NBA star Jeff Hornacek. His...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa St point guard Monte Morris to return for senior season

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State point guard Monte Morris said Friday he is returning for his senior season. Morris led the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio as a freshman and sophomore, and last season he set career highs with 13.9 points and four rebounds per game. Morris also broke the school record with 6.9 assists per game, a mark formerly held by longtime NBA star Jeff Hornacek...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Monté Morris returning to Iowa State

Iowa State junior point guard Monté Morris has announced that he will return for his senior season, according to an official release from the program. “Ultimately, it came down to wanting to accomplish a number of things, with earning my degree and continuing my development as a basketball player my top priorities,” Morris said. “I want to get stronger and become the best...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Lazard out for ISU spring game with broken hand

Iowa State wide receiver Allen Lazard will miss the Cyclones’ spring game next week due to a broken hand, per a report from Bobby La Gesse of The Ames Tribune. La Gesse also reported that the actual injury was a hairline fracture and would not affect Lazard’s status for the 2016 season. That is great news for the Cyclones, as Lazard had 56 catches for a team-best 808 yards and...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State signs prep forward Cameron Lard

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State has signed prep forward Cameron Lard to a letter of intent. Lard, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward from Louisiana, missed his senior season because of transfer rules. But as a junior, Lard averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds at Natchitoches Central High School. Lard, the fifth member of coach Steve Prohm's first recruiting class, was rated as a four-star...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Iowa State athlete sues school over response to rape case

AMES, Iowa (AP) A former Iowa State University basketball player who faced a rape charge that was later dropped is suing the school, claiming its response ruined his chances of playing professional basketball. The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/23EKIjZ ) reports Bubu Palo's lawsuit accuses university officials of wrongly punishing him even after the criminal case against...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Lands Commitment From In-State TE Austin Allen

Nebraska just landed a commitment from a priority in-state target: Aurora (Neb.) three-star tight end Austin Allen. Allen, who also held offers from Iowa, Iowa State and UCF, announced the news on Twitter.  Excited to announce that I’ll continue my education and football career at the University of Nebraska #GBR pic.twitter.com/Bkg3c2GkBb — Austin Allen (@austin15allen) April...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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