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Iowa State Wrestling Adds Cuban National Osmany Diversent

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head wrestling coach Kevin Dresser announced the addition of Cuban national Osmany Diversent to the roster on Tuesday. "Osmany is an extremely talented and athletic young man," Dresser said. "We have had some very good results ...
Basketball

Tyrese Haliburton helps Team USA to exhibition win

Jul 10, 2024; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; USA guard Tyrese Haliburton (9) gestures to the fans after defeating Canada in the USA Basketball Showcase at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports Former Cyclone Tyrese Haliburton hit two 3-pointers late...
Football

Cyclone receivers at the core of 2024 offense

Iowa State football, and maybe college football as a whole, is gearing up for what may be the most anticipated season ever. With that brings expectations, especially those that get a little louder as July and August go on, and no one's favorite team has lost a...
Football

Iowa State picked 6th in Big 12 preseason poll

Dec 29, 2023; Memphis, TN, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Jaylin Noel (13) and wide receiver Jayden Higgins (9) react after a touchdown during the first half against the Memphis Tigers at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA T...
Football

What we know about Iowa State in CFB 25

EA Sports released a new deep dive trailer on Dynasty mode as well as a 17,000-word preview (I have another blog on the way on this) of its new 'College Football 25' title slated to release two weeks from today. Here's everything I know about Iowa State's involvement in the game - feel f...
Football

Iowa State unveils new white & black uniform combo

Iowa State football teased a fourth set of football uniforms set to join its newly released set that was unveiled in May. On Thursday, the team unveiled the other set in its new look with a white version of the 'big game black uniforms' the Cyclones have se...
Basketball

Iowa State to replace Hilton Coliseum video board

Iowa State Athletics Director Jamie Pollard announced Monday that Hilton Coliseum will have a new addition when the fall sports season rolls around. Pollard, via social media, says that Hilton Coliseum is getting a new video board in the arena for the 2024-25 ...

Iowa State Adds Transfer Evan Bockman

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head wrestling coach Kevin Dresser announced the addition of three-time NCAA Qualifier Evan Bockman to the program Wednesday. “Evan brings a lot of experience ...
Football

Iowa State unveils new football uniforms

Iowa State has unveiled its new football uniforms in a video posted by the program on social media Wednesday. The uniforms were teased on April Fools Day, which prompted the caption 'Ain't no joke,' used in the video. Ain't no joke. 🌪️🚨🌪️ pic.twit...
Football

Former Cyclones help Battlehawks trounce DC

A pair of former Cyclones in wide receiver Hakeem Butler, and linebacker Mike Rose & Willie Harvey Jr. helped lead the St. Louis Battlehawks to a 45-12 win over the DC Defenders in United Football League action. Hakeem Butler house call! His second touchdown ...
Football

Easton Dean invited to Tennessee Titans Minicamp

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s Easton Dean has been invited to the Tennessee Titans’ Rookie Minicamp. Dean, a Oswego, Kansas, native, came to Iowa State as a three-star quarterback r...
Football

Ben Nikkel signs with Washington Commanders

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: Defensive back Ben Nikkel, a former walk-on, has signed with the Washington Commanders. He wowed teams with an impressive performance at Big 12 Pro Day in Frisco, Texas at the end of...
Football

T.J. Tampa drafted by Baltimore in fourth round

Former Iowa State defensive back T.J. Tampa was drafted in the fourth round of the 2024 NFL Draft Saturday with the Baltimore Ravens selecting him with the 130th pick. During his time in Ames, Tampa became one of the best defensive backs in the country, becoming a s...
Football

Farmageddon ’25 to be played in Ireland

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: Ames, Iowa – Iowa State will play its first-ever football game outside of the United States when it opens the 2025 season against Kansas State in the Aer Lingus College Football ...
Football

Jason Essex enters transfer portal

Iowa State wide receiver Jason Essex announced over social media Tuesday that he would be the latest Cyclone to enter the transfer portal. pic.twitter.com/ZlcekX7Mto — Jason Essex 4⭐️ (@Jason_Essex11) April 23, 2024 Essex saw limited action on the field in ...
Football

CFTV: Campbell & players talk Iowa State spring game

Iowa State Football hosted its annual Spring Game on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium. Hear from coach Matt Campbell, quarterback Rocco Becht, offensive lineman Jarrod Hufford, linebacker Caleb Bacon defensive back Darien Porter and kicker Kyle Konrardy on the fi...
Football

Hunter Dekkers to play at Iowa Western CC

Former Cyclone quarterback Hunter Dekkers will be continuing his career at Iowa Western Community College, according to a report from Connor Happer. Coach Scott Strohmeier tells us on @HapperShow that former Iowa State QB Hunter Dekkers has landed at Iowa Western...
Basketball

Iowa State finishes at No. 8 in final AP Poll

Iowa State men's basketball rounded out the season at No. 8 in the final Associated Press men's basketball poll. It's the fifth time in program history that Iowa State ended the year ranked in the top 10. The No. 8 ranking is also the second highest AP P...
Basketball

Hason Ward competes in State Farm dunk contest

Mar 28, 2024; Boston, MA, USA;Iowa State Cyclones forward Hason Ward (24) reacts after a basket against the Illinois Fighting Illini in the semifinals of the East Regional of the 2024 NCAA Tournament at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sp...
Basketball

Big 12 Conference delays Big 12 Mexico to 2025

Jul 12, 2023; Arlington, TX, USA; Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark speaks to the press during Big 12 football media day at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The Big 12 Conference announced in a press release Tuesday that it wou...
Basketball

Omaha Biliew enters transfer portal

Iowa State Cyclones forward Omaha Biliew (33) takes a shot as New Hampshire Wildcats forward Paul Gakmar (10) defends during the second half of a NCAA college basketball at Hilton Coliseum on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023, in Ames, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tr...
Basketball

Jelani Hamilton enters transfer portal

Iowa State guard Jelani Hamilton has entered his name into the transfer portal following the end of the 2023-24 season. The Marietta, Georgia native redshirted during his lone year in Ames. Out of high school, Hamilton was rated as a three-star prospect, ...
Basketball

Kayden Fish enters transfer portal

Iowa State forward Kayden Fish has entered the transfer portal following the 2023-24 season. Fish appeared in four games during his Iowa State career before his season was cut short due to a shoulder injury. The Kansas City native scored his season high fo...
Basketball

Jackson Paveletzke enters transfer portal

Jan 20, 2024; Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Jackson Paveletzke (1) reacts after scoring during the first half against the TCU Horned Frogs at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State guard Jac...
Basketball

CFTV: Iowa State players react to Sweet 16 loss

Rob Jones reflects on his career following Iowa State's Sweet Sixteen loss to Illinois. https://youtu.be/mEeHaUhqMCs Milan Momcilovic gives his thoughts on Iowa State's season coming to a close. https://youtu.be/nAwbHCCm_m8 Keshon Gilbert already using the loss as mo...
Women's Basketball

WBB: Jalynn Bristow enters transfer portal

Iowa State women's basketball has seen its second player from the 2023-24 roster enter the transfer portal in freshman Jalynn Bristow. In her lone season with the Cyclones, Bristow started a pair of games and appeared in all 33 of the team's contests. Bristow, ...
Basketball

Iowa State beats Houston to win Big 12 championship

Mar 16, 2024; Kansas City, MO, USA; Iowa State Cyclones forward Robert Jones (12) reacts after a play during the second half against the Houston Cougars at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports In a rubber match battle between the top two seeds in th...
Wrestling

NCAA Wrestling Championship Brackets Announced

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications A general view as wrestlers warm up on eight mats during a practice session before the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich. FOR IMME...
Basketball

Iowa State announces 2024 Hall of Fame class

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State Letterwinners Club unveiled the Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2024 today. Six former Cyclone athletes will be inducted into the Iowa State Ath...
Basketball

Scouting BYU – Cyclones host BYU for Senior Night

Jan 16, 2024; Provo, Utah, USA; Brigham Young Cougars guard Dallin Hall (30) posts up against Iowa State Cyclones guard Keshon Gilbert (10) during the second half at Marriott Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports No. 6 Iowa State (23-6, 12-4) will close out the Big 12 ...
Basketball

WATCH: Otzelberger, Lipsey & King talk UCF

Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger and players Tamin Lipsey & Tre King addressed media members Friday ahead of his team's upcoming matchup against UCF set for Saturday afternoon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhcOFVOJw_k https://www.youtube.com/watc...
Football

Taylor Mouser officially named offensive coordinator

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell has announced the promotion of Taylor Mouser to offensive coordinator. Mouser will continue to coach tight ends, a position he's held since the 2...
Women's Basketball

Audi Crooks sweeps Big 12 weekly awards

Iowa State Cyclones center Audi Crooks (55) shoots the ball around BYU Cougars forward Emma Calvert (25) during the second quarter of an NCAA women's basketball at Hilton Coliseum on Feb. 24 2024, in Ames, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NE...
Basketball

Iowa State ranked No. 8 in latest AP Poll

Following a 1-1 week that saw Iowa State drop a game to a now No. 1 ranked Houston and pick up a home win over West Virginia, the Cyclones are down to No. 8 in the latest AP Poll. The Cyclones are one of eight Big 12 programs that are either inside the top 2...
Football

Iowa State makes offensive assistant coaching moves

Sep 30, 2023; Norman, Oklahoma, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Matt Campbell reacts during the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Along with Iowa State Foot...
Football

Jake Waters promoted to running backs coach

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell has announced that Jake Waters, an integral piece in the Cyclones' success, has been promoted to running backs coach. "Jake is a valuable and talen...
Basketball

Gabe Kalscheur joins Iowa Wolves

Mar 17, 2023; Greensboro, NC, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Gabe Kalscheur (22) dribbles the ball while defended by Pittsburgh Panthers guard Greg Elliott (3) during the second half at Greensboro Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Forme...
Football

Iowa State Spring Game announced for April 20

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State football program will conclude its spring season with a Spring Game on Saturday, April 20 at 11 a.m. at MidAmerican Energy Field at Jack Trice Stadium. ...
Basketball

Iowa State moves to No. 6 in latest AP Poll

Iowa State Cyclones guard Tamin Lipsey (3) takes a three-point shot over Texas Tech Red Raiders guard Joe Toussaint (6) during the first half in the Big-12 conference showdown of a NCAA college basketball at Hilton Coliseum on Feb. 17, 2024, in Ames, Iowa. © ...
Women's Basketball

WBB: Cyclones fall to No. 5 Texas

Texas Longhorns guard Shaylee Gonzales (2) shoots a layup during the basketball game at the Moody Center on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 in Austin. © Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman / USA TODAY NETWORK https://www.caliberiowa.com/ Iowa State trimmed No. 5 Texas' lead to five durin...
Football

T.J. Tampa headed to NFL Combine

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications: AMES, Iowa – Iowa State All-American defensive back T.J. Tampa has been invited to the 2024 NFL Combine, held February 26-March 4 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. The combine will be covered by...
Basketball

Iowa State moves into top 10 in latest AP Poll

Iowa State Cyclones forward Hason Ward (24) passes the ball between TCU Horned Frogs guard Jameer Nelson Jr. (4) and forward Emanuel Miller (2) during the first half in the Big-12 conference showdown of a NCAA college basketball at Hilton Coliseum on Saturday, Feb....
Basketball

WATCH: T.J. Otzelberger talks win over TCU

Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger addressed media members following his team's 71-59 win over TCU on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum. (Curtis Jones and Tre King's postgame presser will be added later - having some technical difficulties here). https://www.youtu...
Basketball

WATCH: Otzelberger, Jones & Lipsey preview TCU

Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger and players Robert Jones and Tamin Lipsey previewed their team's upcoming Saturday afternoon matchup with TCU on Friday with media members in Ames. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLlCXIyi9eY https://www.youtube.com/watc...
Basketball

WATCH: Otzelberger, Jones & Gilbert talk Baylor

Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger and players Curtis Jones and Keshon Gilbert spoke to media members this week to preview Saturday's game against Baylor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIycy2fgSnM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BElrMyDegLY https:...
Football

2024 Iowa State Football schedule released

Iowa State quarterback Rocco Becht looks back to the field following loss in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium on Dec. 29, 2023 in the post-game press conference. Jacqueline Cordova / Cyclone Fanatic The following is a press release from Iowa State Athleti...
Basketball

Iowa State moves to No. 12 in latest AP Poll

Iowa State Cyclones forward Tre King (0) celebrates with fans after 79-75 winning over Kansas Jayhawks in the Big-12 conference showdown of an NCAA college basketball at Hilton Coliseum on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, in Ames, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NE...
Basketball

Tamin Lipsey to play against Kansas State Wednesday

Tamin Lipsey will be back on the court Wednesday at Hilton Coliseum, as Iowa State (14-4, 3-2) battles Kansas State (14-4, 4-1) at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. The point guard sat out of Iowa State's 73-72 win over TCU Saturday, battling a lingering shoulder injury that was ...
Football

Tyson Veidt expected to take Cincinnati D.C. job, per report

Iowa State linebackers coach Tyson Veidt is expected to take the defensive coordinator role at Cincinnati, according to a report from 247 Sports' Matt Zenitz. Veidt served as the linebackers coach at Iowa State for eight seasons, filling the role since the start of the Matt Campbell era. During his tim...
Basketball

Iowa State moves up to No. 23 in latest AP Poll

The Iowa State men’s basketball team climbed one spot to No. 23 in the latest AP Poll that was released Monday afternoon. Coach T.J. Otzelberger and his team are coming off a 1-1 week with a massive win at then No. 19 TCU and a loss to then No. 20 BYU. T...

Brock Purdy, 49ers headed to NFC Championship Game

January 20, 2024; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) passes under pressure from Green Bay Packers defensive end Karl Brooks (94) during the third quarter in a 2024 NFC divisional round game at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit:...
Basketball

Iowa State MBB ranked No. 24 in latest AP Poll

Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball head coach T. J. Otzelberger reacts during the second half against Houston in the Big-12 conference showdown of an NCAA college basketball at Hilton Coliseum on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, in Ames, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/A...
Basketball

Iowa State – OK State game moved to 7:15 p.m. tip

Saturday's scheduled game between Iowa State and Oklahoma State has been pushed back to 7:15 p.m. to accommodate travel delays for the Cowboys. This is the second time the game has been rescheduled and it will now air live on ESPN+ instead of its originally sc...
Women's Basketball

Scouting Oklahoma State

Jan 9, 2024; Lubbock, Texas, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Javon Small (12) dribbles the ball against Texas Tech Red Raiders guard Pop Isaacs (2) and guard Kerwin Walton (24) in the second half at United Supermarkets Arena. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson...
Wrestling

No. 4 Cyclones dominate Utah Valley, 44-3

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics AMES, Iowa – No. 4 Iowa State (9-1, 2-0 Big 12) cruised to a 44-3 victory over Utah Valley (1-1, 0-1 Big 12) Friday night at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State won the takedown battle, 21-2, as the Cyc...
Basketball

PHOTO GALLERY: Iowa State vs. Houston

On Tuesday night Hilton Magic erupted through the walls of Hilton Coliseum as the Cyclones took down No. 2 Houston. “Nobody’s going to come in here and push us around. Nobody’s going to come in here and bully us. (I’m) not real happy about being an ...
Football

Jarrod Hufford to return for fifth season in Ames

Oct 30, 2021; Morgantown, West Virginia, USA; Iowa State Cyclones offensive lineman Jarrod Hufford (54) during the second quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports ...
Basketball

Batemon locked in on Iowa State & Marquette

WHITEWATER, Wis. – Jamarion Batemon didn’t have to do a lot of heavy lifting Thursday night.  The junior guard from Milwaukee Academy of Science glided his way through an overmatched Whitewater squad in the Nova’s 95—36 victory, nearly matching his ...
Basketball

Scouting Eastern Illinois

Iowa State (9-2) will host the Eastern Illinois Panthers (6-6) Thursday night inside Hilton Coliseum (7 p.m., ESPN+).  The Cyclones handled Florida A&M Sunday, with a 96-58 rout of the Rattlers.  With two non-conference games remaining until Big 12...
Football

2024 Signing Day Central

Iowa State is set to welcome its 2024 recruiting class, officially Wednesday, December 20 - college football's National Early Signing Day. Below are all of the expected signees to the 2024 recruiting class, with links to stories and detailing their roads to ...
Basketball

Scouting Florida A&M

Iowa State (8-2) will return to action Sunday evening inside Hilton Coliseum against the Florida A&M Rattlers (5 p.m., ESPN+). The Cyclones are coming off a 107-56 win over Prairie View A&M, and ride a three-game win-streak coming in. Florida A&...
Football

WATCH: Campbell, players preview Liberty Bowl

Iowa State coach Matt Campbell and players Rocco Becht, Jaylin Noel, J.R. Singleton & Myles Purchase spoke to media members before the team heads to Memphis to continue to prepare for this year's AutoZone Liberty Bowl. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI80MnXS...
Basketball

Keshon Gilbert named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Iowa State's Keshon Gilbert reacts after making a 3-pointer during a basketball game at Hilton Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, in Ames. © Lily Smith/The Register / USA TODAY NETWORK The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communicati...