The third-seeded Cyclones play the seventh-seeded Huskies on Friday in the NCAA tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden. Both are coached by alums who enjoyed long pro careers.
DeAndre Kane and Georges Niang had the answers for Iowa State after Melvin Ejim’s chance for another record game against TCU disappeared early.
With about 9 minutes left in Iowa State’s game with TCU, Georges Niang of the Cyclones caught teammate Melvin Ejim looking up at the giant scoreboard that hangs over the center of the court.
A former standout football player for Iowa State was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds this week in his East Texas home, a police official said Friday.
No. 22 Oklahoma (7-2, 4-2 Big 12) is 70-5-2 all-time against the Cyclones and owns a 14-game winning streak in the series.
Brittney Griner and top-ranked Baylor can now turn their attention to again winning the biggest prize.
TCU coach Gary Patterson was planning to use backup quarterback Trevone Boykin as a tailback when the 15th-ranked Horned Frogs play Iowa State.
The Red Raiders have lost back-to-back games to the Cyclones the past two years, and last season’s anemic one-touchdown performance at home is still fresh in their minds.
Texas A&M, the Big 12’s second-worst offensive team, scored just three points in the opening 8½ minutes of the second half on their way to a 69-46 loss.
Ryan Tannehill threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns, as the 17th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies upended the Iowa State Cyclones, 33-17.