If You Hate College Basketball, Root For Iowa State

Maybe you're one of those basketball aesthetes who dreads March Madness, who just doesn't understand why anyone would want to watch a bunch of semi-skilled college kids try to hump a ball into a basket 35 seconds at a time. That's fine! You can hate college basketball all you want, but I'm here to tell you that if you… » 3/18/15 11:21am 3/18/15 11:21am

Iowa State A.D. Is Madder Than Hell About Big 12 Officiating

Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard gave a bizarre press conference today. With Cyclones' head coach Paul Rhoads standing a few feet away, Pollard goes after Big 12 refs for costing Iowa State football games. The Cyclones fell to 1-4 today after a loss to Oklahoma State. One particular play may stand out to… » 10/04/14 4:55pm 10/04/14 4:55pm

Iowa Loses In Miserable Fashion As Freeze-The-Kicker Move Backfires

That is a gif of pure misery. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz tried to pull the ol' "freeze the kicker" trick in the final seconds of the Hawkeyes' game against Iowa State this afternoon. The Cyclones missed the first kick, but had another attempt because of Ferentz's timeout. On the second try, Ferentz's world slowly… » 9/13/14 7:24pm 9/13/14 7:24pm

Seattle CBS Switches From End Of UNC-ISU To Mudslide Presser

Four are confirmed dead and 18 still missing due to mudslides in Seattle, so this is not even in the same plane of existence as something like the Heidi Game, but viewers tuned in to the finish in the UNC-Iowa State game had absolutely no idea what was happening in an already confusing ending when the audio switched… » 3/23/14 10:37pm 3/23/14 10:37pm

Iowa State Beats North Carolina In Frantic, Bizarre Finish

Iowa State came back to beat North Carolina in an exciting final few minutes that were totally undercut by the final seconds. The last play of the game for the Tar Heels, like the final minutes, was totally out of sync. The Cyclones took the ball with 16 seconds left, advanced up the court and Deandre Kane slashed to… » 3/23/14 7:45pm 3/23/14 7:45pm

Kung Fu Fight Breaks Out In Iowa State-West Virginia Blowout

Eleventh-ranked Iowa State suffered its worst loss of the year tonight in Morgantown, as WVU trounced the Cyclones 102-77. But it's a wild sequence of events late that left both teams charged with flagrant fouls after ISU's Dustin Hogue delivered a flying kick to an opponent while the Mountaineers' Eron Harris earned… » 2/10/14 9:48pm 2/10/14 9:48pm

A University Goes To Court To Keep A Player Off The Team

A college basketball player is charged with sexual abuse. The charges are dropped, but his university kicks him off the team. A judge orders him reinstated, and now the state supreme court will hear the case. There is a fascinating story playing out at Iowa State, one with no easy answers, but that goes to the very… » 1/23/14 4:23pm 1/23/14 4:23pm

Cool Dude Anthony Booker Flipped Off The Camera After Committing A…

In an undeniably cool move, Anthony Booker of Iowa State flipped off the camera after being assessed a flagrant foul and taken out of today's game against West Virginia. It would have been cooler if he was apathetically rolling his eyes, or wearing sunglasses, or smoking a cigarette—or all three—but except for maybe » 3/09/13 6:00pm 3/09/13 6:00pm

After Loss To Kansas, Angry Iowa State Fan Rushes Court, Tries To…

According to various accounts from the end of Kansas's 108-96 overtime win over Iowa State, a fan attempted to rush the court and confront Kansas head coach Bill Self. The game was already mildly controversial after a puzzling block or charge no-call on an Elijah Johnson drive in the final seconds of regulation. It… » 2/26/13 2:27am 2/26/13 2:27am