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Iowa State brings energy, fight to No. 2 Baylor, but falls 76-65 Saturday at Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State senior forward Javan Johnson, left, battles Baylor junior Flo Thamba for a rebound in the second half at Hilton Coliseum in Ames on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2021. © Bryon Houlgrave/The Register via Imagn Content Services, LLC They gelled. They fought. They brought intense energy. But for Iowa State to have a chance to …
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GRAY: Twenty years ago ISU made history in Arizona. Saturday, the Cyclones can up the ante.

Nov 7, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell watches Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) warm up during their football game at Jack Trice Stadium. Iowa State would go on to win 38-31. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State’s football team would actually be featured on ESPN. In its …
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Tre Jackson’s return boosts Cyclones’ hopes in advance of daunting matchup with No. 2 Baylor

Mar 11, 2020; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Isaac Likekele (right) drives against Iowa State Cyclones guard Tre Jackson (3) during the first half at Sprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Iowa State will likely have a familiar face back in the rotation for Saturday’s match with No. 2 Baylor …
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NOTEBOOK: Reflecting on JaQuan Bailey’s path from somersault snafu to All-American status

Dec 5, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell hugs defensive end JaQuan Bailey (3) before their football game at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports JaQuan Bailey is a first team All-American. The Football Writers’ Association of American bestowed that honor on Iowa State’s uber-talented fifth-year …
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NOTEBOOK: How Breece Hall and an improved ISU O-line fueled explosive growth in 2020

Dec 5, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) rushes during their football game at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday. Iowa State takes a 21-0 lead over West Virginia into halftime. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports They saw the speed. The skill. The vision. But Iowa State’s coaches weren’t entirely …
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Cyclones sweep top Associated Press all-Big 12 awards

Dec 19, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; Iowa State Cyclones running back Breece Hall (28) dives for a touchdown during the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Different voters, same results. The Associated Press announced Thursday that Iowa State’s Breece Hall is its Big 12 offensive player …
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ISU standout QB Brock Purdy will face an old adversary (and good friend) in the Fiesta Bowl

Dec 19, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Brock Purdy (15) runs for a first down Dec 19, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; Iowa State Cyclones running back Breece Hall (28) celebrates a touchdown with quarterback Brock Purdy (15) in the fourth quarter against the Oklahoma Sooners in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium. …
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FIESTA BOWL PRESSER: Matt Campbell’s and Mario Cristobal’s “Hot-N-Ready” bowl history

Oct 31, 2020; Lawrence, Kansas, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Matt Campbell watches play from the sidelines during the game against the Kansas Jayhawks at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Oregon head football coach Mario Cristobal first coached against Iowa State’s Matt Campbell in the 2010 Little Caesars …
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Iowa State’s moxie in Friday’s 70-65 loss at No. 8 West Virginia fuels optimism for growth

Rasir Bolton in action this season. © Bryon Houlgrave/The Register via Imagn Content Services, LLC Iowa State shot better, hustled more, and showed a great deal of grit against No. 8 West Virginia Friday night in Morgantown.  That in itself is a win of sorts, given the early-season trajectory of both teams.   But in the end, …