KANSAS CITY, Mo.- The Iowa State men's basketball team (22-11 overall, 11-8 Big 12) fell in the semifinals of the Big 12 Championships on Friday to No. 7 Kansas (28-5 overall, 15-4 Big 12) by a score of 88-73. Freshman forward Georges Niang had 19 points for the Cyclones on 8 of 14 shooting from the field.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Melvin Ejim and Will Clyburn spearheaded a second-half Iowa State (22-10 overall, 11-7 Big 12 Conference) rally to down Oklahoma (20-11 overall, 11-7 Big 12) 73-66 Thursday afternoon in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal tilt in the Sprint Center. Iowa State's win snaps an eight-game losing skid in the league tournament.
Wednesday, March 13: Cyclones Shoot-Around At Sprint Center
The Iowa State men's basketball team held its shootaround from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Sprint Center before tonight's first round action begins. Click the embedded media player below to see a game preview John Walters.
John Walters Iowa State vs. Oklahoma Preview
Monday, March 11: Oklahoma Preview
Fred Hoiberg Previews Quarterfinal Matchup With Oklahoma
MBB Players Preview Quarterfinal Matchup With Oklahoma
Sunday, March 10: Alumni Association Fan Events and Pep Rallies
Men's Tournament Pep Rallies
Pep rallies will be held on the stage at Kansas City Live! in the Power and Light District prior to each session. Times are as follows:
Quarterfinals Early Session (March 14): 10 a.m. (games at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.)
Quarterfinals Late Session (March 14) : 4:30 p.m. (games at 6 and 8 p.m.)
Semifinals (March 15): 4 p.m. (games at 6:30 and 9 p.m.)
Finals (March 16): 3:15 p.m. (game at 5 p.m.)
Men's Pre-Tourney Party
Join the ISU Alumni Association Club of Kansas City for a fun-filled evening of basketball, music, and ISU friends at Kelly’s Westport Inn (500 Westport Rd.) on Wednesday, March 13 starting at 5 p.m. All ISU alumni, family, and friends are invited. Brian Congdon, an Iowa favorite, will play from 5-8 p.m., and Kelly's will be running the ISU mug special once again! Purchase a new mug for $7 and domestic beer refills are $5 for 34 ounces.
Men's Tournament Fan Headquarters Bar Louie, 101 E. 14th St., is excited to welcome back ISU alumni and friends. For the second year in a row, Bar Louie will be the official headquarters for Iowa State fans to congregate while games are in progress. Join us any time to eat, drink, and mingle. Fans are also encouraged to meet up with the ISUAA Club of Kansas City on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Pizza Bar, 1320 Grand Blvd.