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Iowa State Travels To Texas For Sunday Showdown

Courtesy: cyclones.com
Release: 02/07/2014
         
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AMES, Iowa - The Iowa State women's basketball team (16-6, 5-6 Big 12) takes on Texas (15-7, 6-4 Big 12) on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Sunday's game will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1 (FS1).

Who: Iowa State at Texas
Where: Austin, Texas - Frank Erwin Center (16,540)
When: Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m.
Radio: Cyclone Radio Network/Learfield
Talent: Brent Blum (PxP), Molly Parrott (Color)
TV: FS1
Talent: Ron Thulin (PxP), Brenda VanLengen (Color)
Live Stats: Live stats will be available at cyclones.com.
Live Blog: Nicole Greiner, an assistant director for 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.

Cyclone Headlines
-This is the 25th overall meeting between the Cyclones and Longhorns, with Iowa State leading the all-time series 14-10. The Cyclones are 3-7 all-time in Austin, Texas. ISU has won six of the last seven against Texas, including the last three contests.
The Cyclones are one of the nation’s best free-throw shooting teams, connecting on 79.9 percent from the charity stripe, which ranks second nationally. In conference play, Hallie Christofferson (.932), Brynn Williamson (.920) and Jadda Buckley (.919) top the Big 12 in free-throw shooting.
- Senior Hallie Christofferson was recently named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 Women’s Basketball team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Christofferson was one of just two Big 12 athletes named to the list.
-Freshman Seanna Johnson continues to impress on the boards. Johnson is the third-leading rebounder in the Big 12 and one of just six freshman in the nation averaging 8.4 boards per game. Johnson is also the only 5-10 freshman in the country with 8.4 boards per game to her name.
-The Cyclones dropped out of the AP Poll after falling at West Virginia and defeating Kansas State this past week. The Cyclones also sit at No. 23 in the USA Today Coaches poll. This is the 23rd-straight time Iowa State has been ranked in the AP or USA Today polls.
-During Big 12 play, HALLIE CHRISTOFFERSON is averaging 16.5 points, the senior is also a combined 59-of-139, shooting 42.4 percent from the field. Christofferson also is one of just two players in the Big 12 in the top-10 in seven different categories, with the other being Baylor’s Odyssey Sims.
-Christofferson currently ranks eighth in the Iowa State record books with 1,559 career points. The senior is one of just eight Cyclones in ISU history to reach 1,500 career points. -Christofferson is also one of just four Cyclones with 1,500 points and over 700 rebounds, joining Megan Taylor, Angie Welle, Jayme Olson and Tonya Burns. She also ranks in the top-10 in Iowa State history in rebounds, free-throw’s made (398), free-throw’s attempted (471) and free-throw percentage (.845).
-Iowa State’s 11-0 non-conference record marks just the third time in school history the Cyclones posted a perfect non-conference schedule. Since the 2005-06 season, only nine Big 12 squads have posted undefeated non-conference slates.
-The Cyclones’ 14-game winning streak to kick off the season is the longest in school history and also sets the school record for a program-best start (14-0).

Last Time Out
-Iowa State dropped a heartbreaker at home to TCU. The Cyclones lost 61-60 in the final seconds of the game after TCU hit a 3-point basket to go up by one with 5.3 seconds on the clock. The loss dropped ISU to 5-6 in Big 12 play and 16-6 overall.
-Junior Brynn Williamson led Iowa State with 18 points off six 3-pointers. Williamson led Iowa State’s 3-point barrage as five different Cyclones knocked down a trey. ISU’s 11 3-pointers marked the 12th time this season the team hit 10 or more 3-pointers in a game.

Series vs. Texas
-Iowa State leads the all-time series over the Longhorns 14-10. The Cyclones are 3-7 all-time in Austin, Texas. ISU has won six of the last seven against Texas, including the last three contests.
-Last season, Iowa State swept the Longhorns winning in Hilton 73-65 and picking up a 19-point victory at Texas, 67-54.

 

This is the 25th overall meeting between the Cyclones and Longhorns, with Iowa State leading the all-time series 14-10. The Cyclones are 3-7 all-time in Austin, Texas. ISU has won six of the last seven against Texas, including the last three contests.

The Cyclones are one of the nation’s best free-throw shooting teams, connecting on 79.9 percent from the charity stripe, which ranks second nationally. In conference play, HALLIE CHRISTOFFERSON (.932), BRYNN WILLIAMSON (.920) and JADDA BUCKLEY (.919) top the Big 12 in free-throw shooting.

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