Iowa State Back on the Road to Face Oklahoma State
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State (14-5, 4-2), tied for third in the Big 12 standings, travels to Stillwater, Okla., to face Oklahoma State (13-5, 3-3) on Wednesday. Iowa State is fresh off its third-straight win over a ranked opponent at home with a 73-67 victory against No. 11 Kansas State on Saturday.
Where: Stillwater, Okla. - Gallagher-Iba Arena (13,611)
When: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. CST
Radio: Cyclone Radio Network/Learfield
Talent: John Walters (PxP), Eric Heft (Color)
TV: Big 12 Network (Iowa Affiliates: WOI, KIMT, KPTH, CFU Utilities, Mediacom-Quad Cities & Ottumwa)
Talent: Doug Bell (PxP), Bryndon Manzer (Color)
Live Stats: Live stats will be available at okstate.com.
Live Blog: Mike Green, associate director of athletics communications, will be holding a live blog during the game at Cyclones.com. Fans are encouraged to participate in the blog by asking questions.
-Iowa State (14-5, 4-2), tied for third in the Big 12 standings, travels to Stillwater, Okla., to face Oklahoma State (13-5, 3-3) on Wednesday. ISU has lost 17-straight games to OSU in Stillwater. Its last win at Gallagher-Iba Arena was a 97-88 victory on March 2, 1988.
-Iowa State is fresh off its third-straight win over a ranked opponent at home with a 73-67 victory against No. 11 Kansas State on Saturday.
-ISU's win over KSU increases its homecourt winning streak to 18 games, the ninth-best active homecourt streak in the nation, and improves its Big 12 homecourt winning streak to 10 games, the third-best league homecourt streak in school history.
-Iowa State is one of the nation's highest scoring teams, leading the Big 12 and ranking 10th nationally in points per game at 78.6. ISU has scored 80 points or more 11 times this year. ISU is one of eight teams nationally to have five players average double figures in scoring.
-ISU has had at least four players score in double figures in a game 14 times this season.
-Iowa State leads the Big 12 and ranks sixth nationally in 3-pointers per game (9.1), connecting on 10 or more treys nine times this season and 36 times in the Fred Hoiberg era.
-Tyrus McGee leads the Big 12 in 3-pointers per game (2.7) and ranks second in the league in 3-point accuracy (44.8). McGee is tied for 11th in career 3-pointers at ISU with 102.
-Both McGee and Chris Babb have made a trey in every game they have played in this season (McGee-19; Babb-17). McGee's 19-game streak is the 5th-best streak in school history and Babb's 17-game streak ranks sixth in ISU history.
-Melvin Ejim leads the Big 12 in rebounds (9.5), double-doubles (8) and 10+ rebound games (13).
-Ejim (8- T21st) and Will Clyburn (5- T86th) both rank in the top-100 nationally in double-doubles, as ISU is one of 10 schools in the nation to have a pair in the top-100.