AMES — They were punched in the gut. They suffered back-to-back losses of 20 points or more and when adversity hit again Saturday, Paul Rhoads didn’t see his players quit after another slow start.
Iowa State started off [...]continue »
KANSAS CITY — He could feel it during warmups. He was about to step on the court for the first time this season and the nerves were there. But when his first shot went through the bottom of the net, Matt Thomas’ confidence onl [...]continue »
AMES — Big plays, missed tackles, squandered opportunities. It all adds up and Iowa State once again suffered from all three.
Of all those miscues, a fake punt stands pretty tall.
Iowa State lost to Texas Tech, 34-31, Sat [...]continue »
ISU RUSH OFFENSE VS. TECH RUSH DEFENSE
Although Iowa State’s running game has been spotty at times this season, senior Aaron Wimberly has begun to hit his stride. He has rushed for 232 yards in the last three games, averaging 6.3 yard [...]continue »
AMES — Paul Rhoads often shies away from highlighting individuals. But in the case of tight end E.J. Bibbs, the ISU coach made an exception.
Rhoads stood in the front of the media at the Bergstrom Football Complex on Monday, ra [...]continue »
AMES — Iowa State Coach Fred Hoiberg preached it in the locker room at halftime. Playing with pace opens up the offense, and that message rang true for Iowa State.
All five of the Iowa State starters scored in double figure [...]continue »
AMES — Paul Rhoads didn’t shy away from it. The energy and expectations of the Iowa State program weren’t met in its last two games, and the final bye week of the season gave him and his team time to reflect on that.continue »