Morris leads Iowa State past Nevada in NCAA Tournament

MILWAUKEE (AP) Monte Morris had 19 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and Iowa State outlasted Nevada 84-73 on Thursday night to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year. Deonte Burton added 14 points and eight rebounds as the fifth-seeded Cyclones won for the 10th time in their last 11 games, building off their impressive run through...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Monte Morris, Naz Mitrou-Long and Matt Thomas Look Ahead to Senior Night

Iowa State will honor 7 seniors tonight in Hilton Coliseum, including three 4 year seniors Monte Morris, Naz Mitrou-Long and Matt Thomas. This special group has won two Big 12 Championships, went to two Sweet 16s and gave Cyclone Nation many memorable moments!
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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

Morris's triple-double leads Iowa State to 67-point win

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State's Monte Morris notched the fifth triple-double in school history and 20th-ranked Iowa State throttled The Citadel 130-63 on Sunday, setting a program record for points in a game. Morris had 17 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and zero turnovers for Iowa State (3-0), which shot 60.5 percent from the floor. The Cyclones held the Bulldogs (2-2) - who entered...
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Morris and Iowa State race past Iona 94-81

DENVER (AP) Monte Morris showed no lingering effects of his right shoulder injury, scoring 20 points and dishing out eight assists in Iowa State's 94-81 win over Iona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Georges Niang's 28 points led the No. 3 seed Cyclones (22-11), who saw all five of their starters score in double figures. They will play either Purdue or Arkansas...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

ISU’s Monte Morris hangs with Roy Marble

Though the rivalry between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones will always exist, this is something that both groups of fans can enjoy. Yesterday, Cyclones guard Monte Morris got to spend time with Hawkeyes all-time leading scorer Roy Marble, who is currently suffering from Stage 4 cancer. Morris posted pictures he took with Marble on his Instagram, along with some inspirational...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State: Another comeback win is exciting and worrisome

The Iowa State Cyclones used a second half surge and a Monte Morris buzzer-beater to survive their Big 12 Tournament quarterfinal game against Texas. Iowa State got off to a slow start against Texas’s strong defense, and at one point they trailed the Longhorns by 16 points. Morris was instrumental in Iowa State’s second half scoring surge. Besides leading the team with 24 points...
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State PG Morris' development key to Cyclones' continued success

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State's Monte Morris showed so much promise as a freshman that it looked like he might become one of the nation's best point guards someday. That day has arrived. Morris has forced his way into the discussion about the country's top floor generals with a brilliant start to his sophomore season. Morris has 56 assists against just nine turnovers through 10 games...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State: Monte Morris could explode this year

Sophomore guard Monte Morris burst onto the scene last season for Fred Hoiberg and his Iowa State Cyclones. The highly regarded then-freshman from Michigan was a standout facilitator out of the point guard spot, leading the Big 12 in turnover/assist ratio. DeAndre Kane is no longer in the backcourt, so Monte Morris needs to take charge this season. He averaged about four dishes a...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Friends Derrick Walton, Monte Morris to face off tonight

Photos: MLive / Dustin Johnston Michigan’s matchup against Iowa State on Sunday means a lot: it’s the first road test for the young Wolverines and their first game against a team that has a realistic shot at beating them. But to Michigan point guard Derrick Walton and Iowa State guard Monte “Man-Man” Morris, this game might mean a little bit more. The two freshmen grew up playing...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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