Monday's Iowa State sports links

"Obviously it will be a lot more meaningful at the end of year, but any type of recognition and credibility we can bring to the program and the university is great. Now we've got to build on it."
Victorious Cyclones crack top 25
Des Moines Register

"Twenty-one years is a long time for regular-season rankings. I'm not going to say we don't deserve it because we played good football this first month of the season."
Trip into top-25 regular season rankings a first since 1981
Ames Tribune

"He's special -- he's a winner. He's a leader, and thank God he's with Iowa State. I say that a lot, but I mean it. We couldn't have come back without Seneca Wallace."
Wallace gains more praise from McCarney
Waterloo Courier

"Win or lose, our goals are the same each week. We have to improve each and every week if we hope to have an opportunity to win, and that doesn't change no matter who we are playing."
Cyclones, Hawkeyes move on after classic in-state battle
Quad City Times

"Curious George was one of my favorites, but in the books I liked he was always getting into trouble. He doesn't seem to be getting into trouble in this book.''
Fizer a hit in front of young audience
Quad City Times

Hlas: Wallace difference-maker for Iowa State
Cedar Rapids Gazette

Cyclones earn more praise after defeat of Hawkeyes
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"We showed resolve and character that we showed against Florida State … only with a better result."
Cyclone Notebook
Iowa State Daily

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