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NBA Rumors – Chicago Bulls Close to Hiring Fred Hoiberg

Posted on 29 May, 2015, by in College Basketball, NBA

The Chicago Bulls are in need of a new head coach, and it just might Fred Hoiberg of Iowa State that gets to come in for Tom Thibodeau who was fired after five seasons at the job. More

Big 12 Tournament – Iowa State Upset Kansas in Championship Game

Posted on 15 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

As if we needed any reminders, Iowa State beat Kansas in the Big 12 tournament final 70-66 after a huge second half to stress the fact that under Fred Hoiberg, this program is going places it hasn’t been to in a very long time. More

Big 12 Tournament – Kansas Playing Iowa State is the Final Fans Deserve

Posted on 14 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

All season long Iowa State and Kansas were the best teams in the Big 12, also finishing 1-2 in the conference. It makes sense to see them in the final of the conference tournament following a Jayhawks 62-52 win over Baylor while the Cyclones barely got by against Oklahoma, winning 67-65 thanks to Ryan Spangler missing a wide open layup in the last second. More

Kansas Beats Iowa State – Big 12 Still Not Getting a New King

Posted on 3 Feb, 2015, by in NBA

Statistics suggest that Iowa State are the best team in the Big 12 when it comes to offense, but those numbers weren’t enough in their attempt to beat Kansas for a second time this season. The Jayhawks remain in a league of their own in a conference they more or less own, winning 89-76. More

Iowa State Beats Texas – The Big 12 Grind Continues

Posted on 27 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

The Big 12 might not be the best conference in the nation, but it sure is difficult picking out an obvious winner from it. Maybe Iowa State beating Texas 89-86 helps a little in figuring out who are the team to be in the conference. More

Iowa State Cyclones – Curse of the Former Running Backs

Posted on 27 Aug, 2014, by in NFL

It turns out that being a leading rusher for Iowa State between 2000 and 2006 is a cursed position, as three of the program’s former running backs have died since leaving the school. Hiawatha Rutland died this week, and was preceded by Ennis Haywood and Stevie Hicks. More

UConn Over Iowa State – Shooting Makes All the Difference

Posted on 29 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Sweet Sixteen game between UConn and Iowa State was going to be the highest scoring encounter of the stage and didn’t disappoint, but having more balance, with DeAndre Daniels, Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright, proved to be more important than one star doing all the work, as the Huskies moved into the Elite Eight with a 81-76 win. More

NCAA Tournament – Sweet Sixteen Predictions (Michigan State vs Virginia, UConn vs Iowa State)

Posted on 28 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The East regional semifinals will be between slightly surprising Connecticut and Iowa State, while the main course of the evening to conclude the Sweet Sixteen portion of the 2014 NCAA tournament will take place between Michigan State and Virginia. More

Iowa State Over North Carolina – Injuries Make You Stronger

Posted on 24 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

In probably the best game of the NCAA tournament so far, DeAndre Kane proved to be the hero for Iowa State in a dramatic 85-83 win over North Carolina, which ended with a little bit of controversy due to an uncalled timeout, but didn’t deny the Cyclones their trip to the Sweet Sixteen. More

Conference Championships: UCLA in the Pac 12, Iowa State in the Big 12

Posted on 16 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

March Madness is asocciated with the NCAA tournament, but it’s also about conference championships, which begins with minor teams and goes on to the big boys. The first two champions from the five major conferences are UCLA, beating the favored Arizona to claim the Pac-12 title, and Iowa State, going through Baylor to win the tournament of the Big 12. More