Friday's Iowa State sports links

"We know we're going bowling, that much we know. What we're playing for Saturday is the possibility of a bigger and better bowl."
Iowa State's bowl picture unclear
Des Moines Register

"We would like to do that very much, but the ball is in their court. It would be good for the state of Iowa, it would be good for Northern Iowa and it would be good for Iowa State. We draw pretty good when they play. They bring a good contingent (of fans)."
UNI could meet 2003 Cyclones
Ames Tribune

"It's been a long, fun ride. We started out in 1998 as a very good I-AA team, going to the playoffs. And then, starting at I-A and being at the bottom of the barrel. Our steady climb over the years has been fun."
UConn enjoying eventual run into Big East
Quad City Times

Austin's stellar career hits its final two stops
Cedar Rapids Gazette

"You can't afford it. We're flying, so it's much more expensive for us to travel to a bowl."
Cyclone Marching Band could be grounded for postseason
Omaha World Herald

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