Iowa State Cyclones
When Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads watched film of Baylor’s offense, there was more that impressed him than just all the big numbers. “They do it so easy,” Rhoads said.
In his first season as coach of the No. 20 Red Raiders, Kliff Kingsbury might equal what his former coach did in 2008, when Mike Leach had Texas Tech at 6-0.
The Big 12 says there was no indisputable video evidence showing game officials made a mistake in ruling a Texas running back was down before the ball came loose late in the fourth quarter of the Longhorns’ 31-30 win over Iowa State.
The Longhorns needed to escape Ames with a win. Case McCoy scored on a 1-yard plunge with 51 seconds left and Texas rallied to beat Iowa State 31-30 on Thursday night.
Texas and coach Mack Brown would be in rough shape if they lost to the Cyclones, who appear to be among the weaker teams in the Big 12.
Tyrus McGee scored 22 points, Melvin Ejim had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Iowa State hit 11 3-pointers in an 87-82 win over Baylor.
Freshman forward Georges Niang scored a career-high 19 points, Will Clyburn had 16 and Iowa State rolled past TCU 87-53 on Saturday for its 21st straight home win.
Anna Prins scored 19 points, Nikki Moody added 15 and No. 25 Iowa State rolled to a 67-48 victory at Big 12 Conference foe Texas on Wednesday night.
Brittney Griner scored 22 points, blocked six shots and dunked for the 11th time in her career in leading top-ranked Baylor past Iowa State 66-51 on Wednesday night.
Josh Gray scored 16 points to lead Texas Tech to a 56-51 win over Iowa State on Wednesday night.
Tyrus McGee scored 16 points off the bench, Will Clyburn added 12 and Iowa State beat TCU 63-50 on Saturday for its third straight victory.
Brittney Griner scored the game’s first five points and finished with 23 as Baylor led throughout in its first game since taking back the No. 1 spot, defeating 25th-ranked Iowa State 67-39 on Wednesday night.