The 71st meeting between Iowa State and Iowa is tonight in Ames and the Cyclones hope to continue a recent trend that has seen the home team prevail in 12 of the last 14 games. After dropping their first two games the Cyclones have won five straight.
That’s Iowa State coach Steve Prohm who says Iowa’s 4-5 record is deceiving.
This will be the first game in the rivalry for several Cyclone players.
Iowa needs better play out of point guard Jordan Bohannon. the sophomore is shooting just under 35 percent in his last three games.
That’s Iowa coach Fran McCaffery who says the Cyclones have hit their stride after stumbling out of the gate.
It will be Iowa’s size against Iowa State’s perimeter play. So far this season that has been bad news for the Hawkeyes.