Iowa St. Rumors & News

  • Iowa State, Steve Prohm agree on extension through 2022

    Bleacher Report "The Iowa State Cyclones and head men's basketball coach Steve Prohm agreed to a contract extension through 2022 on Friday. According to Luke Manderfeld of Iowa State Daily, Prohm also received a raise of $2 million per year. Prohm led the Cyclones to a 24-11 record in 2016-17, which..." March 24

  • Swanigan, Purdue hold off Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- Come March, college basketball teams live by a simple mantra: Survive and advance. Saturday night, the Purdue Boilermakers did just that, blowing a 19-point lead in the second half only to steady themselves over the final minutes and hold off Iowa State for an 80-76 victory and..." March 19

  • Morris leads Iowa State past Nevada

    The Sports Xchange "MILWAUKEE -- It's a risky move to sit your best player -- and one of the best players in the country -- for more than five minutes in the second half of an NCAA Tournament game, but when you have as much faith in the rest of your team as Iowa State coach Steve Prohm has in his, it's a..." March 17

  • Baby Prohm could mean Dad misses some NCAA Tournament time

    USA Today "Family first. We sometimes forget that there’s more in our lives than the sports we embrace. Sometimes we think what we do is more important than ... You get where I’m headed. It’s all of us. It’s me. It’s you, but if he can help it, it’s NOT going to be Steve Prohm. Even if it’s the NCAA..." March 13

  • No. 23 Iowa State sprints past No. 11 West Virginia in Big 12 final

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Deonte Burton has a knack for getting things started. Burton scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half as No. 23 Iowa State defeated No. 11 West Virginia 80-74 in the Big 12 tournament final on Saturday in front of 18,972 fans at Sprint Center. It was the fourth..." March 11

  • No. 23 Iowa State rolls past TCU into Big 12 final

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Deonte Burton is not a big post player for Iowa State, but he made his presence felt in a big way against TCU. The 6-foot-4 Burton scored 22 points as Iowa State cruised to an 84-63 victory in the semifinals of the Big 12 Championship on Friday. The Cyclones will face..." March 10

  • Sharpshooting No. 23 Iowa State topples Oklahoma State

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Monte Morris did not make the final cut for the Bob Cousy Award for the nation's best point guard, and Steve Prohm can't figure out why. "I don't know how much tape we're watching with that Bob Cousy Award not to have him as a top-five guy in the country," said Prohm, the..." March 09

  • No. 10 West Virginia beats No. 24 Iowa State in regular-season finale

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Daxter Miles' 23-point outburst began with an offensive rebound, the kind of tenacity No. 10 West Virginia has been seeking from its most athletic guard. He finished with six offensive boards and the Mountaineers used a dominant rebounding effort to pummel No. 24 Iowa..." March 03

  • No. 24 Cyclones nip Oklahoma State

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State senior guard Matt Thomas, fresh off tying his career high with seven 3-pointers in a win over Oklahoma State, joked with the crowd at Hilton Coliseum that had hung around to celebrate Senior Night and the Cyclones' sixth win in a row. "We don't make it easy on you," Thomas..." March 01

  • Burton helps Iowa State upset No. 9 Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa State Cyclones continued their late-season charge by knocking off No. 9 Baylor 72-69 on Saturday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones (19-9, 11-5 Big 12) took control of momentum midway through the second half to notch their fifth straight victory and second win..." February 25

  • Iowa State edges Texas Tech in overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Monte Morris scored 23 points, and Iowa State converted five free throws in the final two minutes as the Cyclones outlasted Texas Tech 82-80 in overtime on Monday in Big 12 play at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. The Cyclones' Donovan Jackson hit two free throws with 1:55 to..." February 21

  • Iowa State tops TCU for third straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Nazareth Mitrou-Long scored 25 points and Iowa State topped TCU 84-71 on Saturday evening at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. It was the third consecutive win for the Cyclones (17-9, 9-5 Big 12), who again boosted their tournament resume with just 22 days until Selection Sunday. TCU,..." February 18

  • Iowa State cruises past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State raced to an early lead then held Kansas State at bay to earn a 87-79 victory Wednesday night in a Big 12 game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. It was the second time this season that the Cyclones used a torrid first half to build a big lead against Kansas State. Much..." February 15

  • Mitrou-Long powers Iowa State to rout of Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "A month ago, Iowa State needed two overtime periods to outlast Oklahoma. It wasn't nearly as close this time. Nazareth Mitrou-Long had a game-high 23 points and Monte Morris dished out nine assists as Iowa State ran past Oklahoma 80-64 at Ames, Iowa, on Saturday. After the Sooners..." February 11

  • Allen's free throws lift Texas past Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Jarrett Allen scored 17 points, including the game-winning free throws with seven seconds to play as Texas held on to beat Iowa State 67-65 on Tuesday in Big 12 Conference action at the Frank Erwin Center. The Cyclones pushed past a horrendous first 18 minutes in which they..." February 08

  • Unranked Iowa State stuns No. 3 Kansas in OT

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Asked to give an opening statement after a startling basketball win at Kansas can be a tough act. Steve Prohm stammered through something and could not contain his emotions. Later in his postgame remarks, the Iowa State coach was asked about those feelings while summarizing..." February 04

  • Kansas’ 54-game home winning streak ends in stunning upset

    Fox Sports "It was an eventful day in college basketball on Saturday, especially in Lawrence, Kansas. For the first time since 2013, the Kansas Jayhawks lost a home game. They fell 92-89 in overtime against Iowa State. The lost snapped a 54-game home win streak, which was the longest in the country..." February 04

  • Adrian powers No. 7 West Virginia past Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "Led by Nathan Adrian's career-best 23 points, No. 7 West Virginia sent Iowa State's crowd home early during an 85-72 victory in Ames, Iowa. Reserve guard Tarik Phillip added 15 points and Esa Ahmad scored 14 for the Mountaineers (18-4, 6-3 Big 12), who had six players score eight or more...." February 01

  • Vanderbilt holds off Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt generally beats teams with outstanding 3-point and free-throw shooting, and that was the case in its 84-78 victory over Iowa State in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday afternoon. Guards Nolan Cressler (20) and Matthew Fisher-Davis (14..." January 28

  • Iowa State gets past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State blew a 20-point second-half lead against Kansas State but held on to win 70-65 on Tuesday night at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. With the win, the suddenly resurgent Cyclones moved closer to the top of the Big 12. Matt Thomas scored a career-high 25 points, including 20 in..." January 25

  • Iowa State rallies to beat Oklahoma in double OT

    The Sports Xchange "Deonte Burton scored a career-high 31 -- seven in the second overtime -- as Iowa State came back from a big first-half deficit to beat Oklahoma 92-87 at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., on Saturday. The win snapped a two-game losing streak for the Cyclones (12-6, 4-3 Big 12). The..." January 21

  • No. 2 Kansas survives at Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "AMES, Iowa -- The need for the Kansas bench to step up Monday was addressed in a pregame discussion by coach Bill Self. The Jayhawks have little depth, but sophomores Carlton Bragg and Lagerald Vick were put on notice before No. 2 Kansas downed Iowa State 76-72 in Hilton Coliseum. "It..." January 17

  • Hot-shooting TCU knocks off Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Vlad Brodziansky topped hot-shooting Texas Christian with 25 points on 11-of-14 shooting in an 84-77 win over visiting Iowa State in a Big 12 game Saturday. TCU (14-3 overall, 3-2 Big 12) made 56.9 percent of its field goal attempts, connecting 37 of 65 shots while accumulating 27..." January 14

  • Morris leads Iowa State past Oklahoma State

    The Sports Xchange "STILLWATER, Okla. -- Iowa State guard Monte Morris scored a game-high 30 points, eight during a key stretch late, to lift the Cyclones past Oklahoma State 96-86 at Gallagher-Iba Arena. With the Cowboys leading 69-65, Morris scored the game's next eight points on a runner in the lane and..." January 12

  • Iowa State hangs on to defeat Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Deonte Burton scored 27 points and guard Monte Morris added 22 and 10 rebounds as the Iowa State Cyclones outlasted the Texas Longhorns 79-70 on Saturday in Big 12 Conference action at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Texas got as close as 68-65 on a jumper by Jarrett Allen with 3:42 to..." January 08

  • Iowa State coasts past Mississippi Valley State

    The Sports Xchange "Matt Thomas had a career-high 23 points and eight rebounds to lead Iowa State to an 88-60 victory over visiting Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Thomas made 9 of 14 field-goal attempts and 3 of 7 from 3-point range for Iowa State (8-3). Nazareth..." December 20

  • Iowa upsets No. 25 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa has endured a rough start to their 2016-17 season. But the Hawkeyes picked up their biggest victory of the season to date Thursday night, upsetting No. 25 Iowa State 78-64. The win is Iowa's first against its in-state rival in four years. "Nobody in the country..." December 08

  • Cincinnati pulls out OT victory over No. 19 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "Visiting Cincinnati put the brakes on Iowa State's high-powered offense on Thursday. The Bearcats held the No. 19 Cyclones to 36.7 percent overall shooting and just 2 of-8 from the field in overtime in a 55-54 come-from-behind victory at Hilton Coliseum. Cincinnati's Jacob Evans hit..." December 02

  • No. 11 Gonzaga holds off No. 21 Iowa State to win AdvoCare title

    The Sports Xchange "Even up 18, Gonzaga coach Mark Few knew Iowa State was capable of a comeback. He was more certain his 11th-ranked Bulldogs would turn back the tide in a 73-71 win in the AdvoCare Invitational championship game at Orlando, Fla., on Sunday afternoon. The No. 21 Cyclones (5-1) had a furious..." November 27

  • Burton helps No. 21 Iowa State knock off Miami

    The Sports Xchange "The two coaches had slightly different wishes as the teams broke for halftime of Friday's first semifinal of the Advocare Invitational at the HP Fieldhouse at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Iowa State's Steve Prohm wanted his team to continue the same kind of defensive..." November 25

  • No. 21 Iowa State holds off Indiana State

    The Sports Xchange "Indiana State coach Greg Lansing just knew his Sycamores were going to pull off the upset of No. 21 Iowa State on Thursday. "One shot, or a charge that doesn't happen," Lansing said. "One of those things can win you that basketball game." Unfortunately for the Sycamores, Iowa State..." November 24

  • Iowa State crushes The Citadel 130-63

    The Sports Xchange "Point guard Monte Morris became just the fifth player in Iowa State history to compile a triple-double on Sunday. But one other set of stats captured Morris' attention after the 20th-ranked Cyclones routed The Citadel 130-63 in a nonconference mismatch at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa...." November 20

  • Morris leads No. 20 Iowa State to victory

    The Sports Xchange "Mount St. Mary's Elijah Long prevailed in the individual battle Monday night with older brother Nazareth Mitrou-Long of Iowa State. But Mitrou-Long's team was the one celebrating a win, thanks to improved defense and a balanced scoring attack. Putting four players in double figures and..." November 14

  • Duke's Allen leads AP preseason All-America team

    Tacoma News Tribune "Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions. The 6-foot-5 swingman from Villanova will begin his senior season on The Associated Press' preseason All-America team. Hart, the Big East's preseason player of the year, received 53 votes from the same..." November 02

  • Steve Prohm lands his biggest recruit yet in PG Lindell Wigginton

    Des Moines Register "Ahead of his visit to Ames last month, Lindell Wigginton spoke glowingly about the Iowa State fan base. He couldn’t wait to see their passion, to witness their loyalty firsthand and to understand why some of the men’s basketball program’s unlikely victories came with the help of some..." October 21

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