B IS FOR BASKETBALL. The Des Moines Register catches up with Georges Niang's father and discovers how he watches Georges play when he's on deployment.
NO PAIN, NO GAIN. Cyclone 197-pounder Kyven Gadson recounts what he has learned since having season ending shoulder surgery last year and dealing with his father's cancer.
THREE-POINT STANCE. Is what Bobby La Gesse calls this column in the Ames Tribune that catches you up one what has happened in Cyclone Football the last week.
MORE LESS WINS. Rodger Sherman looks at the most expensive coaches per win in 2012. A few familiar faces make the list.
DANCING IN KENTUCKY. SBN has updated their Bracketology and has Iowa State heading to Lexington, Kentucky for the second and third rounds.
BEER AND FOOTBALL. As if you didn't already know, beer and football apparently are ingrained in American culture.