BLUM: Scouting the Nevada Wolfpack

Feb 22, 2017; Reno, NV, USA; Nevada Wolf Pack guard Marcus Marshall (1) shoots in front of Boise State Broncos defenders in the second half at Lawlor Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State is going to the NCAA Tournament for a st...

BLUM: Down goes Kansas, reliving the 1996 Big 8 title

All photos courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications.  Iowa State has won the conference tournament four times since the Big 8 went to a postseason format in 1977. Monte Morris, Matt Thomas and Naz Mitrou-Long were a part of two of those victories i...

PREDICTIONS: No. 24 Iowa State at No. 10 West Virginia

Jan 7, 2017; Morgantown, WV, USA; A West Virginia Mountaineers cheerleader performs before their game against the TCU Horned Frogs at WVU Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports No. 24 Iowa State at No. 10 West Virginia  TV: 6 p.m. on ESPN2 Line: West Virginia by ...

PREDICTIONS: No. 24 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State

Feb 4, 2017; Morgantown, WV, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys head coach Brad Underwood celebrates with fans after beating the West Virginia Mountaineers at WVU Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State (19-9, 11-5) vs. Oklahoma State (20-9, 9-7...

PREDICTIONS: Iowa State vs. No. 9 Baylor

Jan 4, 2017; Waco, TX, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Matt Thomas (21) dribbles between Baylor Bears forward Terry Maston (31) and forward Johnathan Motley (5) during the second half at Ferrell Center. Baylor won 65-63. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Spo...

BLUM: Cyclone Legends on the Mic

It’s hard to believe it has been almost 14 years since the passing of Pete Taylor. Taylor was the Voice of the Cyclones for 33 years before his untimely death at the age of 57 on March 5, 2003. For the Cyclones that grew up listening to Pete, he was as much...

PREDICTIONS: Iowa State at Texas Tech

Feb 13, 2017; Lubbock, TX, USA; A Texas Tech Red Raiders cheerleader entertains the crowd during the game against the Baylor Bears at United Supermarkets Arena. Texas Tech defeated Baylor 84-78. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State (17-9, 9-5...

PREDICTIONS: Iowa State vs. TCU

Feb 7, 2017; Fort Worth, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs head coach Jamie Dixon celebrates with fans after the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports What: Iowa State (16-9, 8-5) vs. ...