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2016 Schedule
23-12, 5th in Big 12

Steve Prohm @CoachProhm

What an amazing 2 weeks on the Cyclone Tailgate Tour! Thanks so much to all of you great fans across the state that came out to each event!

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16dJohn Gasaway

How will the Big 12 race play out in 2016-17?

Three Big 12 schools have hired new coaches since the season ended. Will the newcomers be able to shake up the conference's traditional pecking order?

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JC recruit Malou skipping Iowa St. for NBA draft

Emmanuel Malou, a junior college prospect who signed with Iowa State in November, is instead skipping his remaining college eligibility to enter the NBA draft.

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29dMyron Medcalf

Cyclones' Mitrou-Long granted hardship waiver

Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa State guard Naz Long has been granted a hardship waiver and will be eligible to play next season. Only played in eight games in 15-16.


2017 Bracketology: No. 5 Seeds

  • East: Texas A&M Aggies
  • West: Miami Hurricanes
  • South: Iowa State Cyclones
  • Midwest: Purdue Boilermakers
See the full brackets

3-Point Shot: Top 3 shots of NCAA tournament (1:20)

How would Cyclones handle Morris exit?

The departures of Georges Niang, Abdel Nader and Jameel McKay are big blows to the Iowa State roster. But if Monte Morris returns, things won't look quite so bleak. The key word, though, is "if." Way-To-Early Top 25

Cyclones got stopped

Iowa State just couldn't keep up with Virginia, especially in the paint. The Cyclones were outscored 52-36 on the inside, and lost for the fourth time in school history to a No. 1 seed.

Dickie V: Cavaliers defense was 'suffocating' (1:05)
Gill on amazing feeling to make Elite Eight (1:22)
Virginia reaches first Elite Eight since 1995 (1:33)

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

"It was like a home game for them," Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon said of the crowd split at the United Center. "But that's something we embrace as competitors." Embrace, choke the life from -- whichever you prefer.


Gill-led Cavaliers overcome Niang, Iowa St.

Anthony Gill finished with a season-high 23 points, Mike Tobey came off the bench to score 18, and top-seeded Virginia beat Iowa State 84-71 in the Midwest Region semifinals on Friday night.

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Georges Niang asked whether he was surprised by Virginia forward Mike Tobey's 18-point effort and Tobey's success on the offensive glass. "I wouldn't say surprised," Niang said. "Virginia gave him a scholarship, so they obviously thought he was pretty good."


Virginia tops Iowa St., moves on to Elite 8

Anthony Gill finished with 23 points and eight rebounds and Mike Tobey added a season-high 18 off the bench in No. 1 Virginia's 84-71 defeat of 4-seed Iowa State. Georges Niang tallied 30 points and eight boards in the loss. The Cavaliers are now 50-1 under Tony Bennett when scoring at least 75 points. Box score

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Massive standing ovation for Iowa State's Georges Niang, whose incredible four-year career in Ames officially comes to an end today, as Niang exits in the final moments of the game.

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.0
Rebounds Per Game30.0
Assists Per Game16.0
Points Allowed75.378th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record18-18
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances18