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Bears pull off stunner in Ames

AMES, Iowa — With Baylor raining 3-pointers all over the court, the losing streak is finally dead at Iowa State’s Hilton Coliseum.

Men’s Basketball: Baylor snaps ISU’s 21-game home winning streak

Iowa State surrendered a massive second-half run to Baylor in a 79-70 loss that snaps a 21-game home winning streak and keeps the Cyclones out of first place in the Big 12.

Football: LB Meeks transferring from ISU

Come Tuesday, the Iowa State football team will start spring practice, but linebacker Alton Meeks will not be a part of it. Meeks has left the program and is looking to transfer, ISU spokesman Mike Green told the Ames Tribune on Wednesday.

Georges Niang Tweeted Get Well Wishes To Former Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson

Des Moines, Ia., native Shawn Johnson captured gold in the balance beam and silver in the all-around at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Her performance and good looks vaulted (no pun intended) her to America’s sweetheart status at the time. Johnson’s gymnastics career is over, but she’s gone on to win Dancing With the Stars and has been featured on Celebrity Apprentice. The 23...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State, Indiana find success without mid-range jumpers

AMES, Iowa (AP) The mid-range jumper used to be a staple of college basketball playbooks. Now, the shot isn't as essential as it used to be - it seems to be fading away. Many college teams, including Iowa State, Indiana and Notre Dame, are increasingly passing up mid-range jumpers, looking for space and uncontested shots - which these days are found are closer to the rim or beyond...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baylor men’s basketball go up against explosive attack in Iowa State

When asked what things concern him about No. 12 Iowa State as his team prepares for Wednesday night’s game, Baylor coach Scott Drew was quick to respond.

Women’s Basketball: Cyclones beat Texas Tech in solid defensive outing

Bill Fennelly had trouble reading the scoreboard late as the Iowa State women’s basketball team led by 20 in the final minutes of Tuesday’s 59-47 win over Texas Tech.

NCAA tournament projections: The race to Omaha

With only 19 days remaining until Selection Sunday. Iowa State and Northern Iowa are jostling for a top-four seed, while Iowa is making a strong case for an NCAA tournament bid.The NCAA tournament goal for most teams should be to sta

Wrestling: Gadson, Moreno kiss Hilton fans good-bye on senior day

Iowa State 165-pound wrestler Michael Moreno pinned his opponent Sunday afternoon, then turned to the home crowd and blew kisses to it. When Kyven Gadson recorded a pin at 197, he turned and did the same.

Iowa, ISU, UNI all trending up

That was a pretty good 5-day stretch for the three Iowa state university men’s basketball teams. Perfect, really.Iowa State won at Oklahoma State and Texas Wednesday and Saturday, a road sweep any Big 12 team would take with g

Men’s Basketball: McKay named Big 12 newcomer of the week

Iowa State’s Jameel McKay was named the Big 12 newcomer of the week on Monday.

Nothing's been easy for KU -- and thanks to Iowa State, winning the Big 12 won't be either

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Some 700 miles away, Iowa State was putting the sleeper hold on another underachieving Rick Barnes team in another underachieving Rick Barnes season, the real Big 12 challenger (the Cyclones) sending the paper challenger (the Longhorns) to bed. "Come on, Texas," an elderly gentleman said as he saw the game on the hi-def television inside the media workroom at Allen...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander’s Minutes and KU vs. the Red Hot Horny Frogs

KU’s cushion in the Big 12 standings has been cut to one game. Iowa State is right on the Jayhawks’ heels, and now Kansas must prepare for a matchup with the hottest team in the Big 12. Is an end to an era coming in Lawrence? http://insidethepaint.podomatic.com/entry/2015-02-20T15_36_21-08_00 No Daniel, no KU recap, and no beat skipped. Kansas writer Tom Fehr joins the show...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State: Defensive lineman Mitchell Meyers has cancer

  Iowa State defensive lineman Mitchell Meyers has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, coach Paul Rhoads said Thursday. Meyers will begin treatment that includes chemotherapy on Friday. Team physician Dr. Marc Shulman said the cure rate for Hodgkin's lymphoma is 90 percent. He added that because Meyers is in excellent overall shape, it may help his prognosis. ''Mitchell's immediate...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans And Teammates Tweet In Support Of ISU’s Mitchell Meyers, Who Has Been Diagnosed With Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Iowa State football announced today that defensive lineman Mitchell Meyers has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a former of cancer that affects cells in the lymphatic system. After the news broke this afternoon, Iowa State fans and some of his teammates took to Twitter to reassure him and wish him well. Mitchell Meyers diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. #CyclONEnation...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State starting DL diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Iowa State defensive end Mitchell Meyers has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, Cyclones coach Paul Rhoads announced on Thursday.  Meyers plans to begin treatment on Friday that usually lasts about four months, according to Iowa State team physician Mark Shulman.  Shulman called Meyers' diagnosis "very treatable" and noted that it has a "90 percent curable rate." "Mitchell...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Thumps Iowa State, Maintaining Its Stranglehold On The Big 12

The one thing Kansas has consistently done for a decade is win the Big 12. Monday night went a long way to another Big 12 title for the Jayhawks, as they put together a big run bridging the first and second halves to run past the Iowa State Cyclones, 89-76. Kansas sits at 8-1 in the league, Iowa State 6-3. This was the last meeting between the two teams during the regular season...
Via The Student Section
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State's Dustin Hogue With the "Not in My House" Block of the Night

Kansas ended up beating Iowa State Monday night, 89-76, but the play of the night did not belong to one of the Jayhawks. No, it belonged to Dustin Hogue of the Cyclones when he decided that Kansas guard Frank Mason Jr. was not going to score an easy basket, but he was going to get a block that deserves to be replayed over and over again on every highlight show in the country.Well...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State: Turnovers and cold shooting lead to loss at Kansas

No. 11 Iowa State committed 14 turnovers and shot just 41 percent from the floor, and the Cyclones lost 89-76 at No. 8 Kansas. From the get-go, the contest was intense, energy-filled and sloppy. Kansas took away Iowa State’s transition game early, and the Cyclones tried to do too much to overcome it. As a result, Iowa State would sometimes go three straight possessions with a...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Kansas Coaches Gave Out Free Pizza To Students Camping Out For Tonight’s Game Against Iowa State

The No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks host No. 11 Iowa State tonight in a match-up between the top two teams in the Big 12. Allen Fieldhouse was filled today with excited KU students camping out in anticipation of the game, and the Kansas coaching staff decided to reward their dedication with pizza. Here’s a photo of Jayhawks assistant Jerrance Howard dishing out pizza to the eager students...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State Patrol Member Jokes That He Wants Sniper To Shoot ESPN’s Dan Dakich

Twitter/Dakich People tweeting their thoughts or opinions about ESPN’s on-air personalities is a daily and often mundane occurrence, but when those include death threats, eyebrows get raised and discipline may follow. Such is the case of an Iowa State Patrol supervisor who joked that he wanted a sniper to shoot color commentator Dan Dakich during Saturday’s broadcast of Ohio...
Via College Spun
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa state patrolman in trouble for joking about sniping Dan Dakich

Have you ever been so frustrated by a certain announcer that you just had to mute the television?  Yea, that’s happened to us quite a bit of times. Have you ever been so frustrated by a certain announcer that you had to blast out a tweet to the world to share your feelings of discontentment?  Guilty as charged. Have you ever been so frustrated by a certain announcer that you...
Via Awful Announcing
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg Destroys Jamie Dixon In A Dance-Off For A New Infiniti Commercial

If Iowa State and Pitt meet up in the NCAA Tournament, anyone filling out a bracket based on the head coaches’ dancing ability will have an easy choice. In a new ad for Infiniti, Cyclones head coach Fred Hoiberg challenges Pitt’s Jamie Dixon to a charity dance-off. Like a game where his team is required to score more than 80 points, Dixon is very clearly out of his element....
Via College Spun
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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