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College Basketball: Big 12 Announces Conference Schedule

KILJ — The Big 12 Conference has released their conference schedules for the upcoming 2021-22 basketball season. The league made the schedule announcement late Wednesday. Iowa State will open their season on January 1st, when they take on defending national champion Baylor. The Cyclone women will begin January 2nd, playing...

RECRUITING: Iowa State offers Chicago PF

Former UNLV and current Iowa State head coach T.J. Otzelberger instructs the team in the first half of a college basketball game against the Cincinnati Bearcats, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati. Iowa State men’s basketball has identified another priority target for its 2023 recruiting class.
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Ballot breakdown | Iowa surges into the top five

Scott Richey is a reporter covering college basketball at The News-Gazette. His email is, and you can follow him on Twitter (@srrichey). Others receiving votes: UCF 111, TCU 103, Liberty 52, Michigan State 44, USC 39, Indiana 34, LSU 31, Kansas State 30, Nevada 28, Oklahoma State 27, Texas 23, Maryland 14, Kentucky 13, Pittsburgh 13, Stanford 10, Utah 9, Boston College 8, Arizona 6, Fresno State 2, Texas Tech 2, Toledo 2, Army West Point 1.

Iowa Releases 2021-22 Women's Basketball Schedule

The Iowa men's basketball team wasn't the only squad of Hawkeye hoopsters that released a schedule for the 2021-22 season yesterday -- the women also released their schedule for this upcoming season. This figures to be one of the most anticipated years for Bluder's bunch in recent years, as they look to build on a Sweet 16 appearance in Year 2 of The Caitlin Clark Show. Speaking of Clark... did you know that she has a brother playing for the enemy this weekend?

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Johnson Leaving Program

Ames — Iowa State wing Javan Johnson has announced his intentions to depart the program and enter the transfer portal. Johnson played in 21 games last year, averaging 9.7 points and 4.3 rebounds. He was originally brought into the program from Troy by former head coach Steve Prohm. Only four...

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa City’s Joens Picks Iowa State:

Iowa City — The third installment of the Joens’ sisters is following her older siblings footsteps. Yesterday City High Star Kelsey Joens announced her commitment to Iowa State — picking the Clones over other offers from Nebraska and Michigan. Both of the elder sisters are currently on the Cyclone roster,...