Saturday, December 24, 2005

One More Non-Conference Game, Then Cyclones Open Quest For Big 12 Championship After Winning Rainbow Classic And Mythical State Title

Iowa State is winding up 2005 as the best basketball team in the state after seizing the Rainbow Classic championship in Honolulu with an 87-80 victory over Colorado State. The Cyclones [9-3], who already won the mythical state championship by defeating Iowa, Northern Iowa and Drake, finish their non-conference schedule Wednesday against Tennessee State at Ames. They open their Big 12 Conference schedule Jan. 7 at home against Kansas State.