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Cyclones
20 Thoughts on Iowa State’s Amazing Big 12 Tourney Run and the Big Dance

20 Thoughts on Iowa State’s Amazing Big 12 Tourney Run and the Big Dance

Mar

2015

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Andrew Gogerty My wife surprised me for my 40th birthday by sending me to the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City.  They say “40 is the new 20,” so here’s my 20 thoughts on one of the most amazing three-day runs in Cyclones basketball history and the upcoming NCAA Tournament: I never had an all-session ...

Stretch Run

Stretch Run

Feb

2015

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By Andrew Gogerty You know that feeling when you’re watching the Kentucky Derby and that horse you “believe in” starts to make its move just before the final stretch?  That’s the feeling I have right now with this Cyclones team.  I saw it on Saturday against West Virginia–that move to the outside edge; that little ...

Cyclone Sensory Overload

Cyclone Sensory Overload

Jan

2015

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By Andrew Gogerty Remember that feeling you had when you were a little kid after you’d been to your fourth Christmas in four days?  Or how you felt the night of your first visit to Disney World?  It was all amazing and full of smiles and fun times, but by the end of the day ...

Hawkeyes
Hawks a #7 seed; face #10 seed Davidson

Hawks a #7 seed; face #10 seed Davidson

Mar

2015

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By Mathew Gogerty For the 1st time since 2005 and only the 2nd time in history the state of Iowa’s three biggest hoops teams in Iowa, Iowa State and UNI are all dancing in the NCAA Tournament.  This is the 2nd straight season Iowa has made their way into the tournament, and with a #7 ...

Highway To The Danger Zone

Highway To The Danger Zone

Feb

2015

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By Mathew Gogerty Cue the Kenny Loggins hit song “Danger Zone” from the 1986 hit movie “Top Gun” and that pretty much sums up where the Iowa men’s basketball team is at right now…squarely in the “Danger Zone”. Sunday’s overtime loss at Northwestern was brutal to say the least.  This was a Wildcat team that ...

National Signing Day

National Signing Day

Feb

2015

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By Mathew Gogerty The most anticipated off-season day for college football has finally arrived, National Signing Day.  This is the day that most commits actually sign on the dotted line, and formalize their commitment to their respective schools by signing their letter of intent.  While not necessarily a highly ranked class, this group certainly has ...