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REPORT: Iowa State has agreed to play in the 2025 Players Era Festival in Las Vegas

Mar 16, 2024; Kansas City, MO, USA; Streamers fall as Iowa State Cyclones head coach TJ Otzelberger hoists the Big 12 Tournament trophy alongside his team after defeating the Houston Cougars at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: Amy Kontras-USA TODAY Sports T.J. Otzelberger‘s Iowa State men’s basketball team could be poised to play in a groundbreaking …
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LOOKING AHEAD FOR ISU FOOTBALL: Week one, the North Dakota Fighting Hawks

Sep 16, 2023; Boise, Idaho, USA; North Dakota Fighting Hawks head coach Bubba Schweigert looks on during the first half against the Boise State Broncos at Albertsons Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports Editor’s note: This is the first in a 12-part summer series previewing each of Iowa State’s 2024 regular-season opponents. AMES — …
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Former ISU star QB Brock Purdy gets “choked up” while leading first youth camp in Ames

Brock Purdy at his youth football camp in Ames. Photo by Rob Gray.  AMES — Brock Purdy held the mic and mouthed the word “man” several times.   “Man, I appreciate every single one of you guys.”  “Man, I’m getting emotional. I’m back here, home.”  “Man, let’s play some football. You guys ready?”  And with that, …
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“A whole new” Milan Momcilovic is set to shine for Iowa State this season

Iowa State forward Milan Momcilovic talks to media during an interview at Iowa State’s Sukup Basketball Complex on Thursday, June 20, 2024, in Ames, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NETWORK AMES — Milan Momcilovic calmly set his feet, then sized up his shot. The Iowa State sharpshooter’s pinpoint precision met a keen …
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Special teams star Darien Porter’s set to shine at cornerback for Iowa State

Iowa State football defensive back Darien Porter (10) poses for a photograph during the university football media day at Jack Trice Stadium on Friday, Aug 4, 2023, in Ames, Iowa.  © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NETWORK AMES — Darien Porter’s name is synonymous with speed. The Iowa State defensive back ran the first …
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Tamin Lipsey’s rest and rehab is vitally important as ISU seeks to build off Sweet 16 appearance

Mar 16, 2024; Kansas City, MO, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Tamin Lipsey (3) shoots the ball around Houston Cougars guard Mylik Wilson (8) during the second half at T-Mobile Center. Mandatory Credit: William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports  Tamin Lipsey doesn’t just play through pain. He leans into it.  Iowa State’s star sophomore point guard played …
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Iowa State seeks to “separate” itself from its 2024 foes via demanding summer workouts

Iowa State football head coach Matt Campbell speaks during the Cyclones Tailgate Tour at MidAmerican Energy RecPlex on Thursday, May 9, 2024, in West Des Moines, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NETWORK  PELLA — Each additional weight plate clinked and clanked with greater resonance.  The requisite grunts, groans and shouts for one …
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WBB: Bill Fennelly and his staff have assembled an “all-star team” for the 2024-25 season

 Iowa State women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly talks to the fans during the Cyclones’ Tailgate Tour at MidAmerican Energy RecPlex on Thursday, May 9, 2024, in West Des Moines, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NETWORK WEST DES MOINES — Bill Fennelly often jokes about how long he’s been coaching women’s basketball. The …
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High Expectations meet high anxiety as Iowa State kicks off its 18th annual Tailgate Tour

Cyclones fans greet as Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard walks to the stage during Cyclones Tailgate Tour at MidAmerican Energy RecPlex on Thursday, May 9, 2024, in West Des Moines, Iowa. © Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune / USA TODAY NETWORK  WEST DES MOINES — Kevin Dresser boasts a new knee and a fresh spring in …
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T.J. Otzelberger says ISU’s roster is essentially set in advance of highly anticipated 2024-25 season

Mar 23, 2024; Omaha, NE, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach T.J. Otzelberger gestures during the second half against the Washington State Cougars in the second round of the 2024 NCAA Tournament at CHI Health Center Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports  AMES — It’s as much about fit as addressing needs. The “who” …