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Basketball

Rankings Recap: Cyclones rise two spots in each poll

After going 2-0 last week with wins over Texas and at TCU, Iowa State (21-5, 9-5) move up in both of America’s major college basketball polls on Monday. 

The Cyclones improved two spots to No. 15 in the AP Top 25

Meanwhile, Iowa State went from 19th to 17th in the latest USA TODAY Coaches Poll. 

Elsewhere…

*** Gary Parrish from CBSSports.com continues to be high on Iowa State. The Cyclones are ranked 8th in his weekly poll. 

*** Iowa State is currently ranked sixth in the RPI. Iowa State has played the sixth toughest schedule in America according to RealTimeRPI.com. 

*** The Cyclones have dropped to 16th in ESPN’s BPI. 

*** ESPN has Iowa State as a 4-seed in its latest Bracketology

*** Jerry Palm, however, has Iowa State projected as a 3-seed.