The Iowa State men are in the nation’s top 10 as they get ready for Tuesday night’s game at Cincinnati. Defense and toughness have led the Cyclones to a 7-3 Big-12 record and they begin the week alone in second place. They are up to 10th in the latest AP top 25.
That’s ISU coach T.J. Otzelberger who says the Cyclones are a hardworking team that also has great chemistry.
Cincinnati is 4-6 in the Big 12 and like the Cyclones is a program known for defense and physical play.
Otzelberger says the Bearcats have been competitive in their first season in the Big-12.