Iowa State: Melvin Ejim can succeed in the NBA

I am not in any way a fan of the NBA. I much prefer college hoops. Teams play defense in college. Teams run offensive sets in college. Teams actually exist in college; some pro teams sometimes seems like there’s only one player on the court. As such, I do not enjoy talking about the NBA, but Iowa State is sending a very promising player to the NBA, and that is Melvin Ejim. Ejim,...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ice cold shooting finishes Iowa State

An uncharacteristically poor shooting display ended Iowa State’s hopes at a deep tournament run, as they fell to the UConn Huskies 81-76 this evening. UConn, on the other hand, shot lights out. The Huskies went 26-50 from the field (52 percent), 9-19 from deep (47 percent), and 20-22 from the charity stripe (91 percent). DeAndre Daniels had an incredible and surprising performance...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cyclones: it’s time to make a statement

A win is a win, but some of them don’t always go down smoothly. That statement sums up Iowa State’s 70-64 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The Cyclones blew an 18 point lead before scraping together a final push to come out on top. Coach Fred Hoiberg should emphasize connecting on free throws and playing clean ball before the game against Texas. After getting embarrassed by West...
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cyclones got trounced, but they will recover

Monday’s 102-77 road loss to West Virginia was the most lopsided defeat the Iowa State Cyclones have suffered all year. The loss was a sharp juxtaposition to their exciting victory against TCU, in which senior forward Melvin Ejim scored 48 points. Melvin Ejim (Photo: Talk about a reality check. The loss to the Mountaineers is a definite surprise, but it’s not so jarring...
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State’s Melvin Ejim flicks off BYU student section after fouling out

Iowa State got its second consecutive big non-conference win on Wednesday night defeating BYU on the road 90-88, but not without same drama late in the game. After Iowa State’s best player, Melvin Ejim, fouled out in the 4th quarter with under two minutes, the 6-foot-6 forward gave the middle finger to the BYU fans. Here’s a close up pic. Ejim will certainly be hearing from the Big...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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