The Mid-Morning Dump - 3/1/12

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POOPING THE BED. Iowa State faltered down the stretch, losing to Missouri 78-72. Royce led the Cyclones with 20 points and 9 assists.

BUT AT LEAST THE LADIES WON. A masterful defensive performance on senior night as Iowa State defeats Kansas State 57-33.

CONFERENCE WIN IMPROVEMENT. Iowa State is second among BCS schools in conference win improvement from last year.

NAISMITHIN' Royce has been named to the Naismith Award Top-30 watch list. A big congratulations to him on the honor.

BIG 12'S BEST. David Ubben has been looking at positional rankings and while Iowa State tops the list at linebacker, we are dead last in running backs, behind KU and Texas Tech.

REEVES NELSON IS A TERRIBLE HUMAN BEING. This article about UCLA basketball shows us that Ben Howland is seemingly crazy, and Reeves Nelson is quite possible the worst person alive.

OBAMAOFFS! Bill Simmons talks to President Obama about a variety of sports issues and it is revealed that he would prefer an 8 team playoff. FOUR MORE YEARS!

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