Throughout history, the Iowa State Cyclones men’s basketball program has been very respected. They have produced some fine talent that has made the transition to the NBA, like Monte Morris and Georges Niang.
While Iowa State’s lone Final Four appearance came in 1944, which was immediately followed by a 41-year NCAA March Madness Tournament drought, the vast majority of the program’s success has come since the year 2000. If you bet on college basketball, you must know all these records from Iowa State Cyclones.
The 1999-2000 season was Iowa State’s best season since their Final Four appearance in 1944. With a 32-5 record, the Cyclones set a school record for wins, which included a 14-2 conference record, winning the Big 12 regular season championship. Iowa State would go on to defeat Oklahoma to win the Big 12 championship. Entering the tournament, the Cyclones would earn a #2 seed.
Iowa State, one of the best basketball teams in Iowa, would advance to the Elite Eight for the first time since 1944, the school’s second-ever Elite Eight appearance, where they would fall to Michigan State, who would go on to win the National Championship.
In the 2000-2001 season, the Cyclones followed their stellar s