WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Scott Christopherson

Scott Christopherson exulted, then knelt, positioning his lips toward center court at Hilton Coliseum. The slick-shooting guard finally planted a parting smooch on the hardwood after a rousing comeback senior night win in 2012 over Baylor — and none of ...

Long shots Tucker and Thomas swinging for the fences

Nov 26, 2016; Ames, IA, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers running back Justin Crawford (25) runs the ball as Iowa State Cyclones defensive end Jhaustin Thomas (8) and defensive lineman Demond Tucker (97) move in for the tackle during the first quarter at Jack Tri...

CHALLENGE MET: Joel Lanning currently the No. 1 MIKE linebacker

Oct 29, 2016; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Joel Lanning (7) sets the offense at the goal line against the Kansas State Wildcats at Jack Trice Stadium. The Wildcats beat the Cyclones 31-26. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports AMES ...

Seth Davis doubts ISU again. Good, say the Cyclones.

The Iowa State Cyclones gathered at Johnny's Sunday to learn their NCAA Tournament seed. They're a No. 5 — and will face 12th-seeded Nevada Thursday in Milwaukee (Rob Gray photo).  AMES — It took mere seconds. Immediately after Nevada was unveiled Sunda...

LUNARDI: ISU “dangerous” and possible NCAA “dark horse”

Mar 3, 2017; Morgantown, WV, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Monte Morris (11) dribbles the ball during the second half against the West Virginia Mountaineers at WVU Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports I just signed off from a teleconference with ESP...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Abdel Nader

 Former Cyclones star Abdel Nader (4) shoots over Iowa Energy players Sunday, March 5, at Wells Fargo Arena. Nader scored 14 points and helped the Maine Red Claws win, 110-82. (Rob Gray photo) DES MOINES — His long, powerful legs bent awkwardly, uncomfort...

Surging Cyclones seek another landmark road win at West Virginia

Jan 31, 2017; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Monte Morris (11) goes up for a shot as West Virginia Mountaineers guard Teybon Myers (0) and forward Esa Ahmad (23) defend at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Rachel Mummey-USA TODAY Sports AMES — “Terrible.” Io...