Iowa State’s Matt Thomas scorched Las Vegas’ nets

For the last three days, it was the Matt Thomas & Mack Center. OK, UNLV’s arena is the Thomas & Mack Center. But former Iowa State guard Matt Thomas capped his NBA Las Vegas Summer League experience there with three days of shooting excellence. The culmination was his 23-point performance Monday in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 110-98 championship-game win over the Portland Trail...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
July 18, 2017

No. 24 Iowa State holds off Oklahoma State 86-83

AMES, Iowa (AP) Senior Matt Thomas scored 25 points and No. 24 Iowa State held off a furious challenge from Oklahoma State on Tuesday night, winning 86-83 to close out its home schedule with its sixth straight win. Monte Morris added 12 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds for the Cyclones (20-9, 12-5 Big 12), who clinched their sixth consecutive 20-win season and swept the Cowboys...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

5 under-the-radar teams to watch in March

Nothing deflates the excitement of finally eyeing the bracket on Selection Sunday quite like perusing the seeds and match-ups and seeing a team you just don’t have much familiarity with. You know the school, the coach, and maybe a player, but you haven’t seen them play and aren’t even really sure how good they are. Even though the NCAA selection committee gave them a seed, there...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 09, 2017  |  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

The Latest: Common opponents offer no clues between Mia-Nova

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, with games Thursday night in Anaheim, California, and Lousiville, Kentucky (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. The first South Region semifinal pits two of the top seeds, with third-seeded Miami (27-7) playing No. 2 seed Villanova (31-5). Scanning their common opponents looking for which team might have the edge doesn't provide much...
Via Associated Press
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State: News, stats and stars from the Iowa game

The big story before the Iowa State and Iowa match-up was Iowa State’s Bryce Dejean-Jones’ one-game suspension. How would the Cyclones make up for the loss of their second-leading scorer? Quite easily, in fact. Iowa State had five of the seven players who played score double figures, and the Cyclones put up 52 second half points to beat rival Iowa 90-75. It was a high-energy and...
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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