TULSA, Ok.— Iowa State fans had high hopes for the Cyclones in the NCAA Tournament following a Big 12 Tournament Championship win in Kansas City.
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No. 4 seed Iowa State played No. 1 seed Virginia in the Sweet 16 and fell 84-71 on March 25. Seniors Abdel Nader, Georges Niang and Jameel McKay finished their season at the United Center in Chicago.
Senior forward Georges Niang practices for the Sweet 16 at the United Center. Iowa State will play Virginia on March 25. ISU has advanced to the Sweet 16 five times in 1986, 1997, 2001, 2014 and 2016.
Senior forward Georges Niang congratulates redshirt junior guard Deonte Burton after Burton made a 3-pointer in the NCAA Tournament against Little Rock on March 19. Burton scored eight points total, helping the Cyclones win 78-61. ISU will face Virginia in the Sweet 16.
DENVER — Iowa State won 78-61 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Little Rock on March 19 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. ISU will move on to the Sweet 16 in Chicago next weekend.
DENVER — No. 4 seed Iowa State practices at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 16. Iowa State will face No. 13 seed Iona on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Forwards Jameel McKay and Georges Niang block a UAB shot during the first half of the game against the UAB Blazers at the KFC Yum! Center on March 19 in Louisville , Ky. The 14th-seeded Blazers stunned 3-seed Iowa State 60-59.
ISU coach Fred Hoiberg hosted an NCAA selection show party at his home on March 15, just a day after the team won its second-consecutive Big 12 Championship in Kansas City, Mo.
The ISU men's basketball team spent its first day in Dayton, Ohio, on Thursday, March 21, 2013, for practice and interviews. Iowa State's opponent, Notre Dame, also practiced. Photos: Jonathan Krueger/Iowa State Daily
The ISU men's basketball team advanced to the 2013 NCAA tournament on March 17, 2013, but it didn't come without some anticipation as the team gathered to find out where and who it would play.