Rankings Recap: Cyclones No. 16 in both polls this week

AMES — Heading into this week’s Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City, Iowa State (23-7, 11-7) is the 16th ranked team in both of America’s major college basketball polls. 

CLICK HERE to view this week’s AP Top 25. 

CLICK HERE to view the USA TODAY Coaches Poll. 


*** The Cyclones dropped to No. 13 in this week’s Gary Parrish poll over at 

*** ESPN’s RPI has Iowa State slotted at No. 8.

*** According to CBS bracketologist Jerry Palm, Iowa State will be a 4-seed in the NCAA Tournament.

*** Iowa State is No. 17 in ESPN’s BPI.

*** Joe Lunardi has Iowa State as a 3-seed in his latest ESPN bracket projections.