• Fanatics -

    Thank you for your patience today and welcome to the newest version of Cyclone Fanatic!

    Most of the changes we have made are very simple, but will greatly improve your user experience while visiting the website.

    We have upgraded our forum software to speed things up. Our homepage is much cleaner and should be even more mobile friendly than before.

    We appreciate your loyalty and are committed to not only keeping Cyclone Fanatic in tip-top shape, but continuing to build this community for the next decade and beyond.

    We ask that if you are experiences any glitches to let us know in this thread . Will will be diligently working on the site all day.

    Thanks again.

    Chris Williams - Publisher
Basketball

Cyclones outpaced by Auburn, fall to 9-10

Jan 25, 2020; Auburn, Alabama, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Rasir Bolton (45) gets tangled up with Auburn Tigers guard Samir Doughty (10) during the second half at Auburn Arena. Bolton led all scoring with 23 points as the Cyclones fell to the Tigers 80-76. Mandatory Credit: John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State was outpaced by the No. 16 Auburn Tigers on Saturday in its annual Big 12/SEC Challenge, losing 80-76 after a late rally fell short.

Rasir Bolton led the team with 23 points on the afternoon, while Terrence Lewis added 12 points off the bench.

The Cyclones entered the second half with a 23.5% mark from behind the three-point line and trailed Auburn by 11. The Tigers, meanwhile, made nine shots from downtown before the break to help build their lead.

Iowa State looked like it was down and out in the second half, but used a 10-0 run to trim the deficit to single digits.

The Cyclones would rally and score at a higher rate in the second half, to give themselves a chance with some late-game heroics.

However, it just wasn’t enough to get past a Tigers team that has won 17 games this season.

The loss drops the Cyclones to 9-10 on the season.

Iowa State will return to action next Wednesday taking on the No. 1 Baylor Bears at Hilton Coliseum. The game is scheduled to tip at 8:00 p.m. CT and will be televised on ESPNU.

Recent Posts