When: Saturday, March 17 Where: South Region | Louisville, Kent. Third Round (No. 8 seed): Saturday, March 17 (6:45 p.m.) vs. No. 1 seed Kentucky TV: CBS
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Saturday, March 17: Kentucky 87, Iowa State 71
Click the embedded media players below for post-game video coverage after the loss to Kentucky.
Fred Hoiberg Post-Game Locker Room Speech vs. Kentucky
Iowa State Post-Game Media Conference vs. Kentucky
Saturday, March 17: TV Highlights vs. UCONN/Mini "Hit Tape"
Click the embedded media player below for a mini "hit tape" featuring TV highlights from Thursday's win over UCONN.
Friday, March 16: Iowa State vs. Kentucky/Preview Media Conferences.
Click the links below for the official game notes/release from both the Iowa State and Kentucky communication staffs as well as embedded video of formal media conferences from today's media session (more videos to come)
John Calipari and Kentucky Players Talk Iowa State
Chris Allen, Scott Christopherson and Royce White Talk Kentucky
Locker Room Interviews vs. Kentucky
Thursday, March 15: Iowa State 77, UCONN 64
Click the embedded media players below for post-game video footage after the second round win over UCONN.
Closing Seconds and Post-Game Locker Room Celebration After UCONN Win
Fred Hoiberg Post-Game Media Conference
Iowa State Player Post-Game Media Conference
UCONN Post-Game Media Conference vs. Iowa State
Thursday, March 15: Cyclones Arrive at KFC Yum! Center
Click the embedded media player below to see a short video clip of the team arriving at the KFC Yum! Center prior to the second round game vs. UCONN
Wednesday, March 14: Team Meets The Media and Practices at KFC Yum! Center
The Iowa State men's basketball team kicked off its NCAA Tournament experience by meeting with members of the media before having an open practice Wednesday at the KFC Yum! Center.
Scott Christopherson, Chris Allen and Royce White participated in a formal press conference before head coach Fred Hoiberg took the stage. The entire Cyclone team and staff were available to the members of the media as well in the team's lockerroom.
Visit the embedded photo album and video clips below to see some of this afternoon's media session as well as a day two "all-access" video. . (Note: iPad users, click here for photos, or download our app in the note above. )
NCAA Tournament All-Access: Day Two
Fred Hoiberg Formal Media Conference
Royce White, Scott Christopherson and Chris Allen Formal Media Conference
Locker Room Interviews with Tyrus McGee, Chris Babb, Anthony Booker and Melvin Ejim
Tuesday, March 13: Team Arrives In Louisville
The Cyclones have landed in Louisville! Click the embedded video player below to see this "all-access" feature that includes highlights from the trip out and some bus ride interviews with the team.
Tuesday, March 13: Fan Event Information
Local alumni are organizing a gamewatch at Impellizzeri's. Doors open at 11 a.m. but there will be a reserved room for ISU fans after 5 p.m. For more information about fan events throughout the tournament, please visit www.isualum.org/ncaahoops
110 West Main St.
Monday, March 12: Lousiville Fan Guide/Iowa State and UCONN Official Release
For those of you making the trip to the second and third rounds in the Louisville portion of the South Regional, click the link below for a handy fan guide when planning your trip.
Also, a link below is available to Iowa State and UCONN's official game release and notes, previewing the second round matchup.
Sunday, March 11: Team Reaction, Hoiberg and Players Talk NCAA Selection
Click the embedded media players below to see reaction of the team's selection to the NCAA Tournament and media conferences from head coach Fred Hoiberg and players.
Iowa State Reacts to NCAA Selection
Hoiberg Talks NCAA Selection
Scott Christopherson, Royce White and Chris Allen Talk NCAA Selection
Sunday, March 11: NCAA Second and Third Round Ticket Information
Iowa State will play in the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against Connecticut on, March 15 in Louisville, Ky. The winner of the Iowa State-UCONN game will play the winner of the Kentucky (No. 1 seed) vs. Mississippi Valley State/Western Kentucky (No. 16 seed) game on March 17.
A limited number of tickets - for men's basketball season ticketholders who are members of the Cyclone Club at the Directors (maximum four tickets), Victory (maximum two tickets) and Captains (maximum two tickets) levels only - will be available from the Iowa State Athletics Ticket Office on Monday, March 12 only.
Donors may request tickets by calling (515-294-1816 or toll free 1-888-478-2925) or can visit the ISU Athletics Ticket Office (1800 South Fourth Street, Ames) between 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. CST to place their order. A credit card is required to purchase tickets. Ticket orders are subject to availability and 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 1 p.m. if their request cannot be fulfilled.
If tickets remain after 1 p.m., they will be offered to all Cyclone Club members who are men's basketball season ticketholders. The limit will be two tickets per account and seats will be allocated based on giving level.
Tickets cost $81 for each session, fans will only be charged only for the sessions that the Cyclones participate in. Fans purchasing second-round tickets will be charged for the third round only if the Cyclones advance. If Iowa State does not advance, you will not be charged nor will tickets be available for the third round. All tickets must be picked at the Iowa State will-call location at the tournament site (by purchaser only - picture I.D. required).
For more information on Iowa State's 2012 NCAA Tournament appearance please visit our "NCAA Tournament Central" webpage at www.cyclones.com. The link for tournament central will be coming later this evening.
Sunday, March 11: Cyclones Are Dancing Again! Face UCONN
The Cyclones are dancing again! The Iowa State men's basketball team received its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2005, as a crowd of approximately 1,500 fans shared in the celebration with the Cyclone squad in Hilton Coliseum today. The 68-team field was unveiled this evening on the giant videoboard.
It is Iowa State's 14th NCAA appearance in school history.
Iowa State earned the No. 8 seed and will face defending national champions No. 9 Connecticut on March 15 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. The game will begin at apporixmately 8:20 p.m. CDT on TBS