T.J. Otzelberger
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Jaren Holmes scored 21 points and No. 12 Iowa State defeated No. 7 Texas 78-67 on Tuesday night.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Gabe Kalscheur scored a season-high 25 points as No. 14 Iowa State rolled past Texas Tech 84-50 on Tuesday night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Caleb Grill scored 20 points and No. 25 Iowa State held on to beat Oklahoma 63-60 on Wednesday night.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Gabe Kalscheur and Caleb Grill combined for 41 points as Iowa State toppled No. 12 Baylor 77-62 in a Big 12 opener Saturday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Aljaz Kunc scored 21 points and No. 20 Iowa State broke away in the second half to beat McNeese State 77-40 on Sunday.
Caleb Grill hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points and Iowa State rallied in the final five minutes to stun No. 1 North Carolina 70-65 on Friday in the semifinals of the Phil Knight Invitational.
T.J. Otzelberger will be hard-pressed to top what he did in his first season at Iowa State.

Otzelberger inherited a two-win team and led it to a 20-win improvement and the Sweet 16, making the Cyclones the first team to go that far in the NCAA Tournament after winning so few games the previous season.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger received a contract extension and a $500,000 raise Wednesday after leading the Cyclones to the NCAA Sweet 16 and the third-best turnaround in major college basketball history.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Temple point guard Jeremiah Williams is transferring to Iowa State.

Cyclones coach T.J.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State is hiring longtime Iowa State assistant Daniyal Robinson as its next coach — its fourth in five years.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There will be quite a reunion when Kansas and Providence join Iowa State and Miami at the Sweet 16 in Chicago this week, and it perfectly demonstrates the transient nature of college basketball these days.
No one saw these Iowa State Cyclones coming, not after they won just two games and went 0-18 in the Big 12 last year.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 15 points and Tyrese Hunter added 14 as No. 23 Iowa State defeated Missouri 67-50 on Saturday as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 26 points to help No. 23 Iowa State beat Oklahoma State 84-81 in overtime Wednesday night.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Damion Baugh scored 23 points to help TCU upset No. 15 Iowa State 59-44 on Saturday.
Nothing looks like it will be easy offensively in the Big 12.

The conference is one of three in the country with five ranked teams, including unbeaten reigning national champion Baylor.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — James Akinjo scored 16 points, LJ Cryer had 10 of his 13 in the second half, and top-ranked Baylor beat No. 8 Iowa State 77-72 on Saturday for the Cyclones’ first loss.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Georgetown transfer Tre King has joined the Iowa State men’s basketball team and will be eligible to play starting in 2022-23, coach T.J.
T.J. Otzelberger became the first Iowa State coach to win his first 10 games with the team, guiding the 17th-ranked Cyclones past Jackson State 47-37.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Iowa State put the kibosh on yet another negative streak that was left over from last season’s 2-22 campaign.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger didn’t particularly like the way his team started against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and he really didn’t like the way it finished.
Things have changed less than a month into the season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gabe Kalscheur scored 30 points and led Iowa State to a 78-59 win over No. 9 Memphis in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Izaiah Brockington scored 23 of his 30 points in the second half, and Iowa State beat No. 25 Xavier 82-70 on Wednesday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Gabe Kalscheur and Isaiah Brockington combined to score 37 points to give T.J. Otzelberger his 100th career coaching victory as Iowa State beat Kennesaw State on Tuesday night in a season opener postponed from a year ago.
The task of turning around Iowa State is personal to T.J. Otzelberger.

Otzelberger is beginning his third stint in Ames, his first as head coach, after spending the last two years at UNLV.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — New Iowa State men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger will be paid $1 million per year with an additional $500,000 in supplemental benefits under terms of his five-year contract released Monday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Izaiah Brockington has transferred from Penn State to Iowa State and will have two years of eligibility, Cyclones coach T.J.