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Ejim named Big 12 basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year

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The accolades keep on piling up for Cyclone senior Melvin Ejim. On Tuesday, Ejim was named the Big 12's basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2nd time in his career.This adds to a laundry list of honors this season including All-American nods from 5 different organizations on top of his Big 12 Player of the Year award.Ejim holds a 3.7 GPA. On the court he averaged 17.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in helping lead Iowa State to the Sweet 16 and a Big 12 tournament title. More>>

Cyclones add UNLV transfer Dejaun-Jones

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Fred Hoiberg's 2014-2015 roster got a big boost over the weekend. UNLV graduate transfer Bryce Dejaun-Jones committed to the Cyclones during a weekend visit to Ames. He'll have one season of eligibility for the Cyclones.The 6'5" guard led the Runnin' Rebels with 13.6 points per game last season. The addition helps soften the blow of losing All-Big 12 performers Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane.Dejaun-Jones is expected to graduate from UNLV after the spring semester making him immediately eligible... More>>

Iowa State agrees to $600,000 raise for Fred Hoiberg

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Iowa State has given coach Fred Hoiberg a $600,000 a year raise, bumping his average annual salary to $2.6 million in an effort to keep "The Mayor" in Ames for life. More>>

Iowa State's Gibson to transfer

Iowa State says that junior center Percy Gibson is leaving the program. More>>

Iowa State Cyclones fall in Sweet 16 to UConn Huskies, 81-76 Video included

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Dustin Hogue put his team within striking distance in the second half, but the Cyclones couldn't recover as they dropped out of the tournament in the Sweet 16 to the University of Connecticut, 81-76. More>>

Iowa State's Sweet 16 success thanks in part to Naz Long

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Iowa State is in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000 because it's a resilient bunch that doesn't shrink from the moment. More>>

ISU beats UNC; advances to the Sweet 16

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The Iowa State Cyclones are headed to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000. More>>

Iowa State Falls to Florida State 55-44

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The Iowa State Cyclones couldn't give their home crowd of nearly 7,000 a victory in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament as they were upset by the Florida State Seminoles 55-44.
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Cyclone fans arrive in San Antonio ready for NC Central game Video included

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Many Iowans drove the 15 hours to San Antonio to paint the city red and gold. More>>

Iowa State women get #7 seed in NCAA tourney vs. Florida St. Video included

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The Iowa State Cyclones received a great seed in NCAA Tournament play Monday night and will play their first game to a home crowd. More>>

Hawkeyes selected in first 4, Cyclones earn #3 seed Video included

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The Iowa Hawkeyes are headed back to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 8 years.  Iowa, however, will get the postseason started early. More>>

Cyclones rally past Baylor for 1st Big 12 Tourney title in 14 years

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DeAndre Kane scored 17 points, Georges Niang added 13 and No. 16 Iowa State rallied to beat Baylor 74-65 on Saturday night to win its first Big 12 tournament title since 2000. More>>

Cyclones roll past Kansas in to Big 12 title game

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Georges Niang scored 25 points before leaving with a bloody gash to his forehead in the closing minutes, and No. 16 Iowa State held on to beat No. 10 Kansas 94-83 Friday night. More>>

Iowa State beats Kansas State, 91-85

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Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg wanted to see an up-and-down game against plodding Kansas State, one where the scoreboard would spin like a slot machine as points piled up. More>>

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  • Ejim named Big 12 basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Ejim named Big 12 basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:07:03 GMT
    The accolades keep on piling up for Cyclone senior Melvin Ejim. On Tuesday, Ejim was named the Big 12's basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2nd time in his career.This adds to a laundry list of honors this season including All-American nods from 5 different organizations on top of his Big 12 Player of the Year award.Ejim holds a 3.7 GPA. On the court he averaged 17.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in helping lead Iowa State to the Sweet 16 and a Big 12 tournament title.More >>
    The accolades keep on piling up for Cyclone senior Melvin Ejim. On Tuesday, Ejim was named the Big 12's basketball Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2nd time in his career.This adds to a laundry list of honors this season including All-American nods from 5 different organizations on top of his Big 12 Player of the Year award.Ejim holds a 3.7 GPA. On the court he averaged 17.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in helping lead Iowa State to the Sweet 16 and a Big 12 tournament title.More >>
  • Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'

    Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'

    The head of baseball's Internet company is defending the sport's new replay system.More >>
    Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.More >>
  • Cyclones add UNLV transfer Dejaun-Jones

    Cyclones add UNLV transfer Dejaun-Jones

    Monday, April 14 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-15 03:46:30 GMT
    Fred Hoiberg's 2014-2015 roster got a big boost over the weekend. UNLV graduate transfer Bryce Dejaun-Jones committed to the Cyclones during a weekend visit to Ames. He'll have one season of eligibility for the Cyclones.The 6'5" guard led the Runnin' Rebels with 13.6 points per game last season. The addition helps soften the blow of losing All-Big 12 performers Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane.Dejaun-Jones is expected to graduate from UNLV after the spring semester making him immediately eligible...More >>
    Fred Hoiberg's 2014-2015 roster got a big boost over the weekend. UNLV graduate transfer Bryce Dejaun-Jones committed to the Cyclones during a weekend visit to Ames. He'll have one season of eligibility for the Cyclones.The 6'5" guard led the Runnin' Rebels with 13.6 points per game last season. The addition helps soften the blow of losing All-Big 12 performers Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane.Dejaun-Jones is expected to graduate from UNLV after the spring semester making him immediately eligible...More >>
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