Iowa State missed the NCAA Tournament last season after a nine-year run. On Friday night, the Cyclones took a big step toward making a return. Seanna Johnson scored 22 points, including 10 straight for the Cyclones in the third quarter, and they upset No. 6 Texas 70-66 Friday for their fourth straight victory. Down two with seven minutes remaining, Iowa State (17-11, 8-9 Big 12) took control with a 9-0 run. "That's one of the biggest wins we've had in a long time," coach Bill Fennelly said. "Texas is a Final Four caliber team." Bridget Carleton scored 18 points for Iowa State, including a 3-pointer from well behind the line just before time ran out in the third quarter after making a steal. But
Station Camp’s girls basketball team advanced to the Region 5-AAA Tournament semifinals with a 73-71 victory at Henry County on Friday evening. Emiline Payne (24 points), Jane Deason (21) and Olivia Delk (14) combined for 59 points to lead the Lady Bison (23-7), seeded third from District 9-AAA, past District 10-AAA’s second-seeded Lady Patriots. Station Camp had to hold off a second-half rally from Henry County, as the Lady Patriots outscored the Lady Bison 46-31 in the second half. Station Camp led 25-10 after one quarter, 42-25 at halftime and 57-48 entering the fourth quarter. The Lady Bison will face Clarksville – the No. 3 seed from District 10-AAA – Monday at 6 p.m. at Lebanon. Beech's
It would be difficult to fathom any college basketball conference disappointing more than the Big Ten did in football last season when it saw three teams ranked in the top six all lose their bowl games. With just one week left in the regular season, there isn’t a single Big Ten team ranked in the top-10.