Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Mizzou Arena (15,061)
Cyclone Television Network (Bill Doleman/Paul Splittorff)
Cyclone Radio Network (John Walters/Eric Heft)
Television: The Iowa State-Missouri game will be televised by ESPN Regional as part of the Cyclone Television Network...Bill Doleman (play-by-play) and Paul Splittorff (color) will call the action...the following stations will carry the game: WOI (Des Moines/Ames), KCRG (Cedar Rapids), Cox (Omaha), WBQD (Davenport), KYOU (Ottumwa), Clear Lakes/Mediacom (Mason City) and Lakes Cable/Seibring/Cable One (Sioux City).
Last Time Out: Iowa State lost yet another heartbreaker on Saturday, falling to Texas A&M (86-81) in overtime...it was the second loss in a row for Iowa State where it had the ball with the final shot in regulation...the Cyclones missed two free-throws in the final minute allowing A&M's Kenneth White to tie the game at 73-73 on a 3-pointer with :15 remaining...ISU missed both of its chances to win the game in regulation and held a four-point lead in the overtime before back-to-back treys by A&M sunk ISU's chances...ISU got another outstanding outing from Curtis Stinson, who scored 27 points for the second consecutive game...Stinson, who posted 19 first-half points, also had four assists and two steals in the contest...the junior became just the 14th player in school history to reach 1,400 career points...he now has 1,404 points in his ISU career...his four assists also moved him to No. 7 on the ISU career assist list, passing Justus Thigpen with 376 career dimes...sophomore forward Jiri Hubalek tallied a career-high 16 points (7-10 FG) and freshman forward Ross Marsden equaled his career high with 10 points (4-5 FG)...ISU continued to accumulate a bunch of steals, registering 10, its 13th game this season of 10 or more steals...on the other end, ISU only had nine turnovers in 45 minutes against a team that was averaging 21.1 turnovers forced per game heading into the contest...opponent field goal percentage continues to haunt the Cyclones, as the Aggies made 58.2 percent from the field...ISU is allowing league opponents to shoot 52.6 percent from the field through five games...in ISU's first nine games, the Cyclones held their opponents to 42.4 percent....in the last nine games, their opponents are hitting at 50.2 percent.