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Prairie Springer: Cleaning Up the Mess

Highlighting the highs and lows of the annual Spring Game this past Saturday.

Bryce Dejean-Jones Commits

Call him mercurial. Call him capricious. Hell, even call him temperamental or volatile. Regardless, you can now call him a Cyclone as well. Bryce Dejean-Jones, a graduate transfer from UNLV...

The Prospect of Being Better

A few weeks back, WRNL contributor, PermRed, provided us with a sneak peek into next year's Cyclones. This was prior to Iowa State's Big 12 tournament championship run and prior to advancing to the...

Recap: And So It Ends

Iowa State has made a habit of digging out of holes this season, but on Friday night, the Cyclones found themselves in a hole that was simply too deep. Falling behind by as many as 17 points, Iowa...

Let's Talk UConn

It just feels right, doesn't it? Iowa State has advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000, but given the trajectory of this program, it seems as if this is going to be a familiar...

The Recap: Sweet 16 Bound

The final eulogy for this team had been written. By all accounts, Iowa State was dead to rights, both coming into the game and especially down eight with just under four minutes left. But just as...

Recap: Cyclones Advance, Niang Out

Coming into Friday night's game, the mantra around Iowa State's locker room was to simply, survive and advance. With a 93-75 victory over 14th-seeded North Carolina Central, the Cyclones most...

Let's Talk NC Central (And More)

For the third straight year, Iowa State is back in the NCAA tournament, although this time with much greater fanfare. Coming off a Big 12 Tournament championship, the Cyclones were rewarded with...

Let's Talk Big 12 Tournament

After an 18-game, round-robin grind of a conference season, you'd think we'd have a better idea when it comes to handicapping the Big 12 tournament. But loyal readers of WRNL, let me tell you, this...

The Recap: Hilton Magic Lives!

(Before we get to the recap, I want to apologize for not getting this up sooner. The always stellar event parking/traffic staff at Hilton Coliseum proved yet again why they are completely and...

GameThread

Game Thread: Oklahoma State at Iowa State

It's Senior Day in Ames and for Iowa State, Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane will be taking to the Hilton Coliseum floor for the final time. The Cyclones will host a hot Oklahoma State team that's won...

Let's Talk Oklahoma State

#16 Iowa State will host a red-hot Oklahoma State team on Saturday in Hilton Coliseum to wrap up the regular season. The Cowboys come into Ames as winners of four in a row, but Iowa State figures...

The Recap: Baylor 74 - Iowa State 61

There's no sugar-coating it; the Iowa State men's basketball team just laid an egg. The Cyclones came to Waco with a second place finish in the Big 12 still in play, but played their worst game in...

Game Thread: Iowa State @ Baylor

Iowa State brings their #16 ranking with them to Waco to take on a Baylor team fighting for its NCAA tournament life. The Bears have won five of their last six games and will be celebrating senior...

Let's Talk Baylor

Tuesday night brings the final road game of the season for Iowa State. The Cyclones head to Waco to take on a Baylor team that's won five of their last six games and is playing for their NCAA...

The Recap: Kansas State 80 - Iowa State 73

We knew coming into Saturday night's game that this was going to be perhaps the most difficult contest left on the schedule. Kansas State has been red-hot at home and winning in Bramlage Coliseum,...

Let's Talk Kansas State

Can you feel it? It's March, baby (well, not technically, but it will be if you wait until Saturday morning to read this). The most glorious spectacle in sports is on the horizon, and for the third...

The Recap: Cyclones Get Revenge

After suffering an embarrassing, 25-point loss in Morgantown, Iowa State managed to flip the script and came away with an 83-66 win Wednesday night in Hilton Coliseum in the fourth edition of Riot...

Let's Talk West Virginia

Contrary to the title of this piece, I'd rather not talk West Virginia. Inevitably, we all know how this preview is going to materialize and I'm sure we'd all prefer to never revisit the black mark...

The Recap: Cyclones Roll Over Texas

Coming into Tuesday night's game, the conversation centered around the unpredictable nature of this Iowa State team. Capable of beating anyone, yet vulnerable against the lesser teams in the...

GameThread

Game Thread: Texas @ Iowa State

Tuesday night brings a mega match up between #19 Texas and #17 Iowa State. The Longhorns are 9-3 in conference play and hold a two-game edge in the standings over the Cyclones. Earlier in the year,...

Let's Talk Texas

Here's what we know about this Iowa State team; regardless of what side of the scoreboard the Cyclones are on, no lead is ever safe. We've seen this team storm back from an 18-point second half...

Recap: Iowa State 70 - Texas Tech 64

Well, it wasn't a good win, but it was a win. Iowa State overcame a mountain of second half mental errors and managed to hang on, beating Texas Tech 70-64 and moving to 19-5 overall and 7-5 in...

Is Texas Tech A Threat?

The Big 12 has proven to be the top-to-bottom, best league in the country. By this point in the season, the narrative has developed and you'd be hard-pressed to find any talking head that isn't...

Recap: Cyclones Dominated In Morgantown

Well, that was a good old fashioned butt kicking. Coming off three straight wins, Iowa State rolled into Morgantown with some confidence in tow, only to have a hot-shooting West Virginia team lay a...

Game Thread: Iowa State @ West Virginia

The Cyclones head east to take on a dangerous Mountaineer squad.

GameThread

Game Thread: Iowa State @ West Virginia

Tip: 6:00 PM CST TV: ESPNU with Adam Amin and Bob Valvano on the call Radio: The game can be heard via the Cyclone Radio Network Cyclones.com Game Notes: Available here West Virginia's SBN Site: S...

Let's Talk West Virginia

It's been a whirlwind of a week for the Iowa State basketball program. The Cyclones triumphed in a triple-overtime thriller at Oklahoma State, snapping an 18-game losing streak in the process, M...

The Recap: The Ejim Show

This game was supposed to be just another easy victory for Iowa State, devoid of any real story line other than a comfortable win for the Cyclones. That's what it was supposed to be until Melvin...

GameThread

Game Thread: TCU @ Iowa State

Tip: 3 PM CST TV: Big 12 Network with Dave Armstrong and Stephen Howard on the call Radio: Cyclone Radio Network with our hombres, John Walters and Eric Heft bringing a completely sober...

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