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2017 Schedule
6-3, 1st in Big 12
Iowa takes down Iowa State (0:38)

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa's 78-64 win over rival No. 25 Iowa State is a major victory for a Hawkeyes team that recently lost to Nebraska-Omaha and suffered a lopsided loss to Virginia a few weeks ago. It's the kind of the game Fran McCaffery's team can use to get its season back on track.

Pemsl has Iowa rolling over Iowa State with layup and-1 (0:25)
Chris Morris

Little movement on bracket's No. 6 line

Joe Lunardi drops Arizona and Notre Dame from the fifth line to join Iowa State and South Carolina, which stay put from last week. The Irish will host No. 1 Villanova on Saturday. Bracketology

Cyclones fall in Power Rankings

Iowa State scored just 54 points in an OT home loss to Cincinnati on Friday. It was the Cyclones' lowest total at Hilton Coliseum since 2009. Power Rankings

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5dJohn Gasaway

Why the Big 12 is stronger than the ACC

The Big 12 is powerful at the top (Kansas, Baylor) and could conceivably get all 10 teams into the NCAA tournament while the ACC's weakest teams hurt its depth.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm said 6-8 freshman Solomon Young could play Monday against Omaha after practicing Sunday. He has missed the last four games with a fracture in his left hand. The Cyclones opted to rest it instead of surgery. Iowa State missed his size and production (8.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 15 mpg).

Cincy upsets No. 19 Iowa State in overtime (0:59)
Breaking down Cincinnati's 55-54 victory over ranked Iowa State (1:25)
Wild sequence forces OT for Cincinnati-Iowa State (0:49)
ESPN Stats & Info

Watch: Cincinnati at No. 19 Iowa State

Both teams enter the game with 5-1 records, but ESPN's BPI heavily favors the Cyclones at home. They won last season's meeting in Cincy 81-79. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Chris Morris

Bracketology: Cincy, Iowa State close

Cincinnati and Iowa State, both 5-1 entering Thursday's meeting (9 p.m. ET on ESPN), are seeded very closely in Joe Lunardi's latest projection. Bracketology

Iowa State rises to No. 22 in rankings

The Cyclones rallied from an 18-point deficit against Gonzaga but missed their chance to win. Deonte Burton still managed to post a career-high 29 points in the loss. Power Rankings

Gonzaga holds on to win AdvoCare Invitational title (1:05)
Breaking down Gonzaga's Advocare Invitational championship game win (2:16)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Survive. Gonzaga holds on to beat Iowa State in what felt like a second-weekend NCAA game. Cyclones will be a factor in Big 12. Seniors won't quit. Burton will stuff the stat sheet. Zags will get better as Collins and Tillie improve.

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few pleased with how team handled end of game situation (1:53)

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Gonzaga did a great job defending Iowa State on the final possession in the Advocare Invitational championship. Cyclones stormed back after early double-digit deficit. But Mark Few's Zags also demonstrated their resilience down the stretch. Zags have a special group this season.

Burton catching fire for Iowa State (0:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game82.447th
Rebounds Per Game45.06th
Assists Per Game15.6Tied-77th
Points Allowed63.240th

Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record18-18
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances18