Friday, April 5, 2013
McGee participated in a 3-Point Contest Thursday and Will Clyburn plays in the All-Star game Friday.
Iowa State Men's Basketball Senior Tyrus McGee didn't make it to the second round of the 2013 State Farm College 3-Point Championship which took place in Atlanta Thursday. McGee did make 16 baskets in the first round, though, according to the Des Moines Register. McGee was one of two Cyclone seniors invited to take part in Final Four activities in Atlanta. Will Clyburn and Coach Fred Hoiberg will participate in the 2013 Reese's College All-Star Game on Friday. Hoiberg will also coach one of the two teams in the National Association of Basketball Coaches game. The All-Stars game takes place at 4 p.m. Friday The Final Four Basketball Tournament will take place Saturday and Monday in Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Here's a few places to watch in …
Friday, March 29, 2013
Basketball players aren't the only ones working hard during the NCAA Tournament. The Iowa State University Pep band went along for the trip.
Basketball players aren't the only ones working hard during the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Iowa State University Pep band went along for the trip as well. The band that accompanied the women's basketball team made a video of how it spent its free time in Spokane, Wash. Judging by the video they played everywhere they could. Scroll to the end to see the goose chase.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Iowa State Cyclone Women's Basketball team took on the Georgia Bulldogs Monday.
Updated 10:51 p.m. March 25 It looks like Iowa State Women's Basketball Coach Bill Fennelly will have to add another NCAA Tournament loss to the Georgia Bulldogs to his memory. The Bulldogs won 65-60 Monday and will advance to the quarter finals. Iowa State Senior Anna Prins a center led scoring with 23 points. The Bulldogs had an 8-point lead in the second half and the Cyclones were able to catch up but Georgia scored more points in the final minutes. See a full recap. Previous story: The Iowa State Cyclones Women's Basketball team will take on the Georgia Bulldogs tonight in their second NCAA Tournament game. Cyclone Women's Basketball Coach Bill Fennelly said the women's 72-60 win against the 12-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday was …
Plus, Alice's Spaghetti Land lives, Bekkwith's Bakery expands and a Cedar Falls gun shop can't keep up with demand.
Why nine? Because the Patch community includes nine sites in Iowa: Ames, Ankeny, Cedar Falls, Iowa City, Johnston, Marion, Urbandale, Waukee and West Des Moines. 9. An Urbandale police officer and intern received life-saving commendations and awards from the Urbandale City Council and Iowa House of Representatives last week. Ian Waseskuk crashed his car doing "doughnuts" in a church parking lot; the impact knocked him out. Within minutes Urbandale police officer Zac McDowell and ISU student Nick Schroeder pulled an unconscious Waseskuk from his burning car. 8. Mike Rosteck is a proud gun owner, and he wants you to be too. That's why he opened Mr. Guns in Cedar Falls, the former location of Roots Market. His stock is lower than he'd like, …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
How did the No. 10 seed Cyclones fare Sunday in their third round March Madness game against the No. 2 seed Buckeyes?
A less-than-last-second three-point shot by Ohio State ended the NCAA Tournament dreams of Iowa State basketball fans. The Buckeyes squeaked out a 78-75 win Sunday. No. 10 seed Iowa State swapped the lead with No. 2 seed Ohio State throughout the first half of Sunday's game, making three-pointers and free throws to keep it close. But the balance of power shifted at the start of the second half when the Cyclones' Chris Babb was benched with a sprained ankle. The Buckeyes pulled ahead by 10, but ISU battled back to a 75-75 tie with a minute left. Then Aaron Craft sank a three-pointer with .2 seconds left to dash Iowa State's hopes of heading to the Regional finals in Los Angeles. An encounter earlier in the game between Craft and Iowa State …
No. 10 seed Iowa State Cyclones face No. 2 seed Ohio State in the NCAA men's basketball tournament today. The Cyclones demolished Notre Dame 76-58 Friday night in Dayton, Ohio.
It wasn't exactly a cake walk, but Iowa State's win 76-58 over Notre Dame Friday night in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament thrilled the Cyclone Nation. Iowa State (23-11) was unhappy with comments from Notre Dame prior to its first NCAA tournament game and used them as motivation in the victory to advance to the third round of the tournament, the Iowa State Daily reports.
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Cyclones faced the Fighting Irish in Dayton, Ohio tonight.
The Cyclones beat Norte Dame Friday, with a final score of 76-58. Iowa State now goes on to play Ohio State on Sunday. Original story: The seventh-seeded Norte Dame Fighting Irish (25-9) take on 10th-seeded Iowa State (22-11) in the first round March Madness West Regional game. Tip-off is at 8:45 p.m. at the University of Dayton Arena, in Dayton, Ohio. It will be aired on CBS. See the full NCAA Tournament bracket (ESPN) Iowa State went from a borderline bubble team to an NCAA lock after winning several key victories toward the end of its season. Since Feb. 16, the Cyclones went 6-3 with a big win over natinally ranked Oklahoma State. Two of the Cyclone's three losses were to Kansas, a number one ranked seed in the tournament. Also See: …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Bubu Palo and Doug McDermott will play in the NCAA basketball tournament which begins Tuesday.
Ames residents and Iowa State Cyclones fans will have at least two reasons to watch the Division I NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament known as March Madness, which begins Tuesday. Ames High School graduates, Bubu Palo of the Iowa State Cyclones; and Doug McDermott, the No. 2 ranked college player, are expected to play in the tournament. McDermott is a small forward for Creighton University and Palo is a guard for the Cyclones. Both universitys are a 10-seed. Iowa State will face Notre Dame and Creighton will play Cinncinati in the first round. Iowa State will play its first game Friday in Dayton, Ohio. See a full bracket for Division I schools on the 2013 NCAA March Madness site. McDermott and Palo played basketball for the Ames High Little …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Iowa State Cyclones are firmly on the bubble of making the field of 64 for March Madness, and have a big game versus Kansas tonight at Hilton Coliseum.
Iowa State has some nice wins this year, but our Cyclones have some work left to do if it hopes to earn a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Cyclones are sitting at 19-8 overall and 9-5 in the Big 12 Conference with four games remaining, including No. 9 Kansas today (Feb. 25): Click the hyperlink for a preview of the ISU-Kansas game. After that, it's Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia and then on to conference play. Several experts have ISU on the bubble to get into March Madness and the NCAA Tournament. Here's some of what people are saying. The Bleacher Report lists the Cyclones on the bubble, but also on the rise and that was before ISU took down Texas Christian on Saturday. That win (over Baylor) in conjunction with the beating…
Friday, March 30, 2012
Ames readers had time to watch and vote for the best public place to view March Madness.
The Final Four began Friday and if you are looking for a place to watch the game, Ames readers have a suggestion for you. Ames Patch readers were asked where they would most likely watch NCAA tournament games and they picked Welch Ave. Station. No comments or reviews were left, but 18 of 57 voters picked the basement Welch Avenue bar as the place to go. The places directory said Welch Ave. Station is a laid back place where people can grab a few drinks, some food and watch the game. Watch for our next Readers' Choice contest on Monday. We're on the hunt for the best boutiques.