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Podcast: Cyclone Slant, March 5

The Cyclone Slant podcast returns this week with a plenty of Iowa State men’s basketball and football chatter.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
20 hours ago

Women’s Basketball: Moody named unanimously to All-Big 12 first team; Johnson, Williamson honorable mention

Iowa State women’s basketball player Nikki Moody was named unanimously to the All-Big 12 first-team for the first time after leading the Cyclones to a 9-9 conference record and setting the program’s career assist mark in the process.

It appears Brent Musburger laid a wager on Oklahoma-Iowa State

This is one of the reasons why we miss Brent Musburger on the main ESPN college football game. Late in the action during Monday’s Oklahoma-Iowa State game, a gambling reference made its way into the discussion between Brent and his partner, Fran Fraschilla. With 31.9 seconds left and the Cyclones up by six, there was an out-of-bounds call that led Fraschilla to say, “I know...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Women’s Basketball: Notebook – Gardner too much for Cyclones inside

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas women’s basketball team sat in last place in the Big 12 coming into Monday’s regular season finale, but the Jayhawks became just the second team to sweep Iowa State this season with a 68-64 win.

Men’s Basketball: Cyclones mount dramatic comeback to beat Oklahoma

Iowa State pulled off a dramatic comeback Monday night, defeating Oklahoma 77-70 after trailing by as many as 21 points in the second half.

Women’s Basketball: Cyclones continue road woes in 68-64 loss at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Coming off its biggest win of the season, the Iowa State women’s basketball team continued its road woes in a 68-64 loss at Kansas on Monday.

Iowa State stuns No. 3 Baylor 76-71

AMES, Iowa (AP) Senior Fallon Ellis scored a career-high 18 points and unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Baylor 76-71 on Saturday, handing the Lady Bears their second straight loss after a 26-1 start. Brynn Williamson added 17 for the Cyclones (18-10, 9-8 Big 12), who knocked off their second top-five opponent this season. Iowa State beat then-No. 3 Texas 59-57 on Jan. 10. Baylor...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 days 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.

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? No Daniel, no KU recap, and no beat skipped. Kansas writer Tom Fehr joins the show...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
13 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
21 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
21 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Selden's second half enough for No. 9 Kansas against No. 15 Iowa State

  Wayne Selden Jr. scored 19 points in a hot-shooting second half to spark No. 8 Kansas past No. 11 Iowa State 89-76 on Monday night. Selden, after missing all three of his shots and scoring only one point in the first half, drilled four of his first five 3-pointers after intermission, often finding himself virtually unguarded on the right wing, as the Jayhawks (19-3, 8-1 Big 12...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  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
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Selden leads No. 9 Kansas past No. 15 Iowa State 89-76

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Wayne Selden Jr. scored 19 points in a hot-shooting second half to spark No. 9 Kansas past No. 15 Iowa State 89-76 on Monday night. Selden, after missing all three of his shots and scoring only one point in the first half, drilled four of his first five 3-pointers after intermission, often finding himself virtually unguarded on the right wing, as the Jayhawks (19...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  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
February 02, 2015  |  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...
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Texas Tech Fans Rush The Court After Massive Upset Of Iowa State

In the loaded Big 12, Texas Tech has been an afterthought. Coming into tonight’s game with No. 9 Iowa State, the Red Raiders were 0-6 in conference play, but Tubby Smith’s team jumped all over the star-studded Cyclones from the get-go. Tech opened up a 19-point lead at one point, but Iowa State came back to cut the lead to three with 23 seconds left. Iowa State would never get...
Via College Spun
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Iowa St WR arrested, charged with domestic assault

AMES, Iowa -- Former Iowa State receiver P.J. Harris has been arrested and charged with strangling his girlfriend. Harris was booked on an aggravated domestic assault/strangulation charge. He was being held in a Story County jail without bond. Ames Police spokesman Jason Tuttle says Harris' girlfriend told officers Harris pushed her against a wall, threw her on a bed and began to...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  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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