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2014 NCAA Basketball Championship Regional Semifinal

When: Friday, March 28
Where: East Region | New York, NY
Regional Semifinal: No. 3 seed Iowa State vs. No. 7 seed UCONN
Time: 6:27 p.m.
Radio: Cyclone Radio Network (over the air online, Cyclones.tv does not have rights to online broadcast)

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Regional Semifinal: UCONN 81, Iowa State 76


Post-Game Locker Room Interviews

Fred Hoiberg Post-Game Media Conference

Players Post-Game Media Conference


Friday, March 28: Send-Off at Team Hotel


Thursday, March 27: Regional Semifinal Preview Media Conferences

Click the links below for preview media conferences, locker room interviews and John Walters' story on the relationship between Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg and UCONN coach Kevin Ollie.

John Walters' Feature


Locker Room Interviews

Iowa State Players

Iowa State Head Coach Fred Hoiberg

UCONN Head Coach Kevin Ollie

UCONN Players


Thursday, March 27: Team Send-Off Information

Join us at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel at. 5 p.m. Friday to cheer on the team and send them off to Madison Square Garden.


Wednesday, March 26: Cyclones Arrive In New York City

Here is a short video of the team arriving in New York City Wednesday evening.


Tuesday, March 25: Hoiberg and Players Preview UCONN

Fred Hoiberg Previews UCONN

Players Preview UCONN


Game Two: Iowa State 85, North Carolina 83

SAN ANTONIO - The No. 9 ranked and third-seeded Cyclones defeated the sixth-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels in a thriller that saw five Iowa State student-athletes post double-digit scoring efforts. DeAndre Kane led the way with his seventh double-double of the year, notching 24 points and 10 rebounds. >> RECAP

Post-Game Locker Room Celebration

Iowa State Post-Game Press Conference

MBB Post-Game Locker Room Interviews

North Carolina Post-Game Press Conference

Highlights vs. North Carolina

Team Arrives at AT&T Center


Third Round Preview Media Conferences and John Walters' Game Preview

Iowa State and North Carolina coaches and players met with the media Saturday to preview Sunday's matchup.

John Walters Game Preview

North Carolina Players

North Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams

Iowa State Players

Iowa State Head Coach Fred Hoiberg


Game One: Iowa State 93, NC Central 75

SAN ANTONIO - The No. 9 Iowa State men’s basketball team torched the nets Friday night to defeat North Carolina Central by a score of 93-75. The Cyclones shot a season-high 63.6 percent from the field on 35-55 shooting (9-17 3FG), as five players scored in double figures. >> READ MORE

>> NC Central Post-Game Media Conference


Iowa State Post-Game Media Conference

Players Post-Game Locker Room Interviews vs. NC Central

Fred Hoiberg Locker Room Interviews vs. NC Central


NCAA Tournament Send-Off and Team Arrival

Team Send-Off

Gathering Spot
Local alumni have secured Hard Rock Cafe San Antonio (111 W. Crockett St.) as the official gathering spot for Cyclone in San Antonio. Stop by before the game to rally support with fellow Cyclones. Hard Rock has agreed to offer Iowa State fans 20 percent off food, non-alcoholic beverages.


Cyclones Hold Practice At Spurs' Training Facility and Formal Media Conferences

John Walters reports from today's practice session at the San Antonio Spurs' Training Facility

Fred Hoiberg Formal Media Conference

MBB Players Formal Media Conference


Wednesday, March 19: Cyclones Arrive In San Antonio

Click below for a short video of the team arriving in San Antonio.


Team Reacts to NCAA Selection

Fred Hoiberg Interview

Players Talk NCAA Draw


Second Round Ticket Info

Because of the extremely limited availability, only Cyclone Club members who are also men’s season ticketholders at the Directors (maximum four tickets), Victory (two tickets) and Captains (two tickets) levels may request tickets.

Ticket orders should be placed on Monday, March 17 between 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. either in person at the Iowa State Athletics Ticket Office or by phone at 888-478-2925, locally at 294-1816. Requesting tickets does NOT guarantee fulfillment. All tickets will be allocated according to giving level and priority points within the respective level. Ticket holders will be notified by 2:30 p.m. if their request cannot be fulfilled.

If tickets remain after 2:30 p.m. on March 17, they will be offered to all Cyclone Club members who are also men’s basketball season ticketholders. The limit will be two (2) tickets per account and seats will be allocated based on giving level.

All tickets must be picked up (by purchaser only - photo ID is required) at the ISU “Will Call." Tickets will be available beginning 90 minutes prior to the first game of our session. If ISU advances to the third round, ticket pick-up will be at the same location. All orders are based on availability.

Iowa State fans will be charged only for the sessions that the Cyclones participate in. Fans that purchase second-round tickets will be charged for the third round only if the Cyclones advance. If Iowa State does not advance, fans will not be charged nor will tickets be available for the third round.

Tickets for the sessions will be either $66 or $86. Fans unable to purchase tickets through Iowa State’s limited allotment should check directly with the respective host’s sites regarding availability. NCAA ticket info can be accessed by clicking here.






New York Ticket Links

>> Fourth and Fifth Round Ticket Info From Iowa State
>> Alumni Association Travel Package


Madison Square Garden Links

>> Official Website
>> Seating Chart


Team Send-Off Information

Join us at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel at 5 p.m. Friday to cheer on the team and send them off to Madison Square Garden.

Fan Gatherings

Official Fan Headquarters in NYC
The ISUAA Club of New York City's watering hole of choice, Foley's, has agreed to serve as the official gathering spot for ISU fans cheering on the Cyclones. Stop by Foley's (18 W. 33rd, between 5th and 6th) throughout the week for Cardinal & Gold camaraderie.

A second location for fans to gather is Mustang Sally's, 324 7th Avenue at 28th St., just a few blocks from Madison Square Gardens.

Tournament Links

>> Bracket (HTML | PDF)


Matchup: (3) Iowa State vs. (7) UCONN

When: Friday, March 28 | Time: 6:27 p.m.


Other Games in New York, NY

East Region
(4) Michigan State vs. (1) Virginia


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