Iowa State laid low by 2-game skid in Big 12 play
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State looked like one of the favorites to win the Big 12 a week ago.
These days, the Cyclones are struggling to stay afloat in a league that rarely lets anyone off the hook.
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Shayok, Wigginton lead Iowa State past Panthers 101-53
AMES, Iowa (AP) — The next time Iowa State plays at home it'll be against Kansas — the favorite to win yet another Big 12 title.
The Cyclones showed on Friday night that they might be healthy enough to hang with the top-ranked Jayhawks by then.
Marial Shayok scored 23 points in just 22 minutes, Lindell Wigginton had 15 points after missing the previous 10 games with a strained foot and Iowa State rolled past Eastern Illinois 101-53.
Wigginton, Young closer to returning for Iowa State
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Injured Iowa State star Lindell Wigginton's shirt read "Then What?" when he met with reporters for the first time in weeks Thursday
That's a question the Cyclones will soon be asking themselves once Wigginton and Solomon Young return to the lineup.
First-game nerves, sell-out crowd — Tigers basketball is (finally) back
Cutting through all the hype, predictions and outside noise surrounding Missouri’s revitalized basketball program, coach Cuonzo Martin laid out a simple, specific objective for Friday night.
“Win the game,” he said.
Opening tip for Missouri-Iowa State is set for 8:05 p.m., and the Tigers expect a sold-out crowd at Mizzou Arena for the first time since March 5, 2013.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Former Princeton forward Hans Brase will finish his career at Iowa State.
The Cyclones said Monday that the 6-foot-9 Brase will join them next season as a graduate transfer. He averaged 11.5 points and 7.5 rebounds a game for the Tigers in 2014-15.
Brase started 82 games for Princeton, shooting 35 percent on 3-pointers and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. He played just five games over the past two seasons because of knee injuries.
Iowa State readies for Purdue’s big men in NCAA tourney
MILWAUKEE (AP) — No. 4 seed Purdue (26-7) vs. No. 5 seed Iowa State (24-10)
Second round, Midwest Region; Milwaukee; 9:45 p.m. ET.
Iowa St withstands 2nd half charge to beat K-State 87-79
MANHTAAN, Kan. (AP) — Before Wednesday night, Solomon Young had just one start for Iowa State and a scoring average of just 3.4 points a game.
Young's second start was one for the books.
The freshman scored a season-high 18 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the Cyclones to an 87-79 win over Kansas State.
Deonte Burton added 17 points, Naz Mitrou-Long Long had 16, Monte Morris 15 and Matt Thomas 14 for Iowa State (16-9, 8-5 Big 12).