- Former UNLV star Dejean-Jones commits to ISU Updated: Apr-13-14 5:53 pm
- Iowa St bumps Hoiberg's salary to $2.6 million Updated: Apr-11-14 1:14 pm
- Marshall G Kareem Canty granted release Updated: Apr-11-14 12:54 pm
- Iowa State has breakout season in 2013-14 Updated: Mar-29-14 5:18 pm
- UConn holds off Iowa St 81-76 in Sweet 16 at MSG Updated: Mar-29-14 12:35 am
- Iowa St loses 81-76 to UConn in Sweet 16 at MSG Updated: Mar-28-14 11:48 pm
- A guide to the NCAA's regionals Updated: Mar-26-14 8:28 pm
- Cyclones and their fans embrace run to Sweet 16 Updated: Mar-26-14 5:30 pm
- ISU's resilience keyed by clutch guard Naz Long Updated: Mar-25-14 6:44 pm
- Williams' Tar Heels close turmoil-filled season Updated: Mar-24-14 3:22 pm
- Why the sky won't look blue over Carolina today. Updated: Mar-24-14 4:52 am
- Lots of favorites in Sweet 16 Updated: Mar-24-14 4:33 am
- Iowa State, Baylor push Big 12 into Sweet 16 Updated: Mar-24-14 4:21 am
- No. 3 seed Iowa State ousts North Carolina 85-83 Updated: Mar-23-14 11:56 pm
- Timeout confusion dooms No. 6 seed North Carolina Updated: Mar-23-14 11:21 pm
- No upset for North Carolina Central in 93-75 loss Updated: Mar-22-14 1:38 am
- Iowa St powers over NC Central 93-75, loses Niang Updated: Mar-22-14 1:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - One of the rare setbacks Iowa State suffered last season came in February, when five-star prep shooting guard Rashad Vaughn chose UNLV over the Cyclones.
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State has given coach Fred Hoiberg a $600,000 a year raise, bumping his average annual salary to $2.6 million in an effort to keep "The Mayor" in Ames for life.
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Marshall point guard Kareem Canty has been granted his release from the team.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg and the Cyclones look ready to be nationally relevant for years to come, even after their breakout season ended in a Sweet Sixteen loss to Connecticut.
NEW YORK - DeAndre Daniels' UConn teammates were going to keep passing him the ball until he cooled off.
NEW YORK - Dustin Hogue had the kind of game every New York kid dreams of.
Just when you think the first weekend of the NCAA tournament couldn't possibly top itself, it happened again.
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg appears to be exceptional at everything except dancing, and he's put together a roster full of big personalities who play fast and typically come through in the clutch.
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State is in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000 because it's a resilient bunch that doesn't shrink from the moment.
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Nothing went easily for North Carolina all season.
Welcome back to a Tar Heel-stained edition of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today, we blow the whistle on the NCAA, examine the relative merits of aging, check the odometer on DeAngelo Williams' car, and close out the first weekend of games with a salute to the greatest closer ever. So without further ado:
The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X's. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament's round of 16.
SAN ANTONIO - Baylor and Iowa State left Texas bound for the Sweet 16. Both are hoping to return for the Final Four.
SAN ANTONIO - Iowa State's DeAndre Kane did exactly as his coach had instructed, driving for a layup that gave the Cyclones the lead. North Carolina never got a chance to answer because Roy Williams' players didn't do what he wanted.
SAN ANTONIO - North Carolina had 1.6 seconds to score and avoid another early NCAA tournament exit, but instead spent that precious time trying to call timeout.
SAN ANTONIO - Too fast. Too strong. Too balanced.
SAN ANTONIO - Iowa State used an overpowering second half against North Carolina Central to avoid the kind of upset that has tripped up other highly seeded teams in this NCAA tournament.