WILLIAMS: The end of an era, but start of another

Mar 18, 2017; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Monte Morris (11) celebrates during the first half of the game against the Purdue Boilermakers in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: James Lan...

WILLIAMS: Soak it up, Cyclone Nation

Mar 11, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) celebrates with fans after the win over the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Big 12 Championship Tournament at Sprint Center. Iowa State won 80-74. Mandatory Credit: Den...

NOTEBOOK: Bench was key in tournament title

Mar 11, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; The Iowa State Cyclones team poses with the championship trophy after the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Big 12 Championship Tournament at Sprint Center. Iowa State won 80-74. Mandatory Credit: Denny Med...

Big 12 champs!

Mar 11, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) shoots a layup as West Virginia Mountaineers guard Jevon Carter (2) looks on in the first half during the Big 12 Championship Tournament at Sprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Den...

WILLIAMS: A few thoughts on tonight’s Big 12 semis

Mar 8, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; TCU Horned Frogs head coach Jamie Dixon discusses a call in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners during the Big 12 Championship Tournament at Sprint Center. TCU won 82-63. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports KANSAS CITY --- The se...

TCU stuns Kansas, will face Cyclones on Friday night

Mar 9, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; TCU Horned Frogs players and coaches celebrate after the win over the Kansas Jayhawks during the Big 12 Championship Tournament at Sprint Center. TCU won 85-82. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports KANSAS CITY --- That's...

ONTO FRIDAY: Iowa State flexes its muscles in KC

Mar 9, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) looks to pass as Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Brandon Averette (0) defends in the first half during the Big 12 Championship Tournament at Sprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Den...

Back and forth with OSU expert Kyle Porter

It's always fun to sit down and crank out a joint column with a guy I met on Twitter a long time ago, Kyle Porter, publisher of PistolsFiringBlog.com. He is a good dude and his guys do great work over there. We thought that with our teams meeting in the Big 1...