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PROHMBALL I: Iowa State vs. Colorado Game Thread

The first official game of the season kicks off in Sioux Falls, South Dakota as Iowa State takes on the Colorado Buffaloes.

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Game Info

The Opponent: Colorado Buffaloes (0-0, 0-0)

Tip: Friday, 4 p.m. CST - Sanford Pentagon - Sioux Falls, South Dakota

TV/Webcast: ESPN2 (Roy Philpott, PxP; Fran Fraschilla, Color) / WatchESPN

Radio: Cyclone Radio Network (John Walters, PxP; Eric Heft, Color)

Colorado SB Nation Site: The Ralphie Report

What to Know

We're Talking Colorado - This game reminds cylentbutdeadly of the South Carolina game last year, though he's still predicting an 11 point victory for the Cyclones.

This Week in Colorado Basketball: Iowa State - The Ralphie Report previews the matchup from the Colorado perspective. Long story short, Georges Niang, Monte Morris and Jameel McKay are going to be a handful for the Buffaloes.

Colorado-Iowa St. Preview - ESPN's preview talks about Steve Prohm and ISU's goals heading into the season, as well as some of the guys leading the way for Colorado this year.


Iowa State won going away in their exhibition game last Saturday, but still had room to improve as they played sloppy at times and shot a poor clip from the free throw line. Today's quality of opponent will be much better, no doubt, but I've got a good feeling about this one.

The Cyclones still have that loss to UAB on their minds, and starting the year against a power 5 program actually might help them focus more than they would against some cupcake opponent. I don't think it'll be a blowout, but I'm predicting ISU to pull away late and have a nice outing in Coach Prohm's debut.

Fuel for the hype chariot.

Iowa State 82, Colorado 67


Who leads the Cyclones in scoring against Colorado?

This poll is closed

  • 29%
    Georges Niang
    (42 votes)
  • 27%
    Monte Morris
    (39 votes)
  • 7%
    Jameel McKay
    (11 votes)
  • 12%
    Naz Long
    (18 votes)
  • 14%
    Abdel Nader
    (21 votes)
  • 3%
    Matt Thomas
    (5 votes)
  • 2%
    Hallice Cooke
    (3 votes)
  • 1%
    (2 votes)
141 votes total Vote Now