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Cyclone fans arrive in San Antonio ready for NC Central game

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SAN ANTONIO (KWWL) - Many Iowans drove the 15 hours to San Antonio to paint the city red and gold. 

"We decided it would be great," said Corey Anderson, a Cyclones fan. "We knew a lot of people down here, we knew it would be a great time, so might as well drive separately and enjoy the tournament with everyone else."

Nearly 17,000 fans traveled to watch the Cyclones capture their first Big 12 championship in 14 years and many are hoping to keep following their team for at least another month.

"It will be awesome," said Jill Anderson, another Iowa State fan. "We're going to go to New York, then we're going to come back to Dallas, and we're going to the Final Four."

Iowa State tips off against North Carolina Central on Friday at 8:50 p.m.
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