Iowa State Cyclones
Oklahoma State quarterback Daxx Garman has quickly shaken off any rust that might have developed during his long break from game action.
Quarterback Bryce Petty and the Baylor offense victimized plenty of Big 12 opponents during a record-setting 2013 season. But none got it worse than Iowa State.
Baylor expects to get top receiver Antwan Goodley and some other injured players back for its Big 12 Conference opener, when the Bears play Iowa State on Saturday night.
The Big 12 Conference has suspended a replay official and replay communicator after a questionable play wasn’t reviewed in 19th-ranked Kansas State’s 32-28 victory at Iowa State.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said on Friday, at the end of the league’s spring meetings, that the eight continuing members of the league will each get about $23 million.
Iowa State senior forward Melvin Ejim has been selected as the Big 12’s player of the year by the league’s coaches.
Brady Heslip scored 18 points, with all five of his 3-pointers coming in the second half, and the Bears got a much-needed boost with a 74-61 victory over No. 16 Iowa State on Tuesday night.
“She looked like LeBron out there,” Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said of Odyssey Sims, who scored 24 points in an 89-51 victory against Iowa State on Wednesday night.
Texas coach Rick Barnes thought the Longhorns weren’t tough enough early or smart enough late to beat Iowa State. But missing 47 shots is what really killed Texas against the Cyclones.
A pair of unlikely players helped Iowa State win one of the most thrilling games of the college basketball season.
Hallie Christofferson scored 22 points and No. 11 Iowa State won its third straight Big 12 Conference game with a 74-48 victory over Texas Tech Wednesday night.
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.