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WBB: Iowa State advances to WNIT Semis after testing win vs. NIU

Photo courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications.  AMES — It wasn’t the prettiest game that the Iowa State women’s basketball team has played this season, but it definitely was the closest. After holding off a late comeback, the Cyclones defeated Northern Illinois 70-60 in front of a loud, 9,266- person crowd at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State …
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WBB: Iowa State will learn more about themselves Sunday against NIU

Feb 1, 2017; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Bill Fennelly directs his team during the first half against the Baylor Lady Bears at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports The Iowa State women’s basketball team has played in three figurative games this season, with two of them being …
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WBB: Ashley Joens shines in all-around win for Cyclones

Photo courtesy of Luke Lue/Iowa State athletics.  AMES — For an arena that consistently ranks in the top five in attendance numbers across the women’s basketball nation, it doesn’t usually remain very quiet. However, on Friday, with a barrage of elementary students in the building on field trips, the high energy feel was at a …
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WBB: Cyclones experiment with press in second exhibition

In its second and final exhibition game of the season, the Iowa State women’s basketball team looked more like the West Virginia men than themselves at different times on Sunday. Bill Fennelly and the Cyclones utilized a three-quarter court press that they used to pull away against Winona State in Sunday’s 73-39 exhibition victory. “We’ve …
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WBB: After slow start, Cyclones, Scott step up to the plate to win exhibition

AMES — There’s a reason why Iowa State elects to play exhibition games against opponents fans have never heard of before – and it showed during the first quarter of the team’s 90-51 exhibition win over Southwest Baptist on Thursday. The Cyclones started off the night with some sloppy play – something to expect from a …
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WBB: Cyclones eager to show chemistry, versatility in Thursday exhibition

When the Iowa State women’s basketball team takes the floor on Thursday night for an exhibition matchup against Southwest Baptist, fans can expect to see a glimpse of what this year’s team is going to look like. There should be a noticeable difference from a year ago. Perhaps the most glaring example will be in …
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WBB: Joens, Middleton to immediately help offense in Carleton’s senior season

Since Bridget Carleton arrived in Ames, she has been a force. As a freshman, the now senior out of Canada averaged 12 points per game while playing over 33 minutes a night. She only continued to get better. Carleton led the Cyclones in nearly every major statistical category last season. She finished at the top …
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WBB: JUCO newcomer Jade Thurmon a wildcard at PG

AMES – Question marks and preseason accolades are the story when looking at the Iowa State women’s basketball roster for the upcoming season. There’s a lot to look forward to within the roster including Iowa State’s leading scorer, rebounder, and assist-getter returning in senior Bridget Carleton. That’s not to mention Iowa’s “Miss Basketball” from last season, Ashley Joens, …