Iowa State takes on BYU Wednesday night

No. 6 Iowa State looks to make history Wednesday night against No. 20 BYU, as
the Cyclones go for the fifth perfect season in Hilton Coliseum history. ISU also
was undefeated at home in 1985-86, 1992-93, 1999-00 and 2000-01.

  • The Cyclones went 6-2 in the month of February, having won four-straight games around the two
    losses. Both losses came on the road at No. 18 Baylor and No. 2 Houston. It was the first time
    ISU had won six games in February since winning seven in 2017.
  • Iowa State has won 17-straight games at Hilton Coliseum, the sixth longest active home winning
    streak in the country. ISU and Samford are the only undefeated teams in the country at home
    with at least 17 wins.
  • Iowa State is 27-1 under T.J. Otzelberger when four, or more players score in double figures.
  • The six highest scoring Cyclone outputs under Otzelberger have all come this season, including
    a pair of 100 point performances. Nine of the 10 highest under Otz have also come this season.
  • Otzelberger was named to the Naismith Late Season Coach of the Year watchlist. It is the
    second-straight year he’s been on the list that includes 15 coaches.
  • The Cyclones have scored 90 or more points six times this season. It is the most times hitting that
    mark in a season since the 2016-17 team did so eight times.
  • Only eight players in the country are averaging at least 12.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.7
    steals per game this season. Two of them reside in the Cyclone backcourt in Tamin Lipsey and Keshon Gilbert, with ISU being the only school in the nation with multiple players hitting those marks.
  • Twice this season Gilbert has been named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week. Gilbert leads the
    Cyclones in scoring at 13.8 points per game, while ranking second in assists at 4.2 per game.
  • Lipsey is averaging 12.3 points, 5.1 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 2.8 steals this year. He is one of 16
    players in the country to average those numbers since 1996-97. Lipsey earned ESPN Events
    Invitational All-Tournament honors and turned in the seventh triple-double in school history against
    DePaul. Against Prairie View A&M, he broke the school record for steals in a game with eight. He
    has been named to the Naismith National Player of the Year Midseason Team and the Naismith
    Defensive Player of the Year Watchlist.
  • Lipsey had a school-record steal streak of 34-straight games snapped this season. It was
    the second longest streak in the country. He has a steal in 59 of the 61 games he has played.
  • Under Otz, ISU is 35-7 against non-con opponents. The 35 wins are tied for the ninth-most in the
    nation and the .833 winning percentage is the seventh-best.
  • One of the nation’s toughest venues, ISU will play 18 games in Hilton Coliseum this year. In its 53rd
    year, Iowa State owns a .747 winning percentage and picked up its 600th win in the venue Dec. 7 against Iowa. ISU’s 17 wins at Hilton this season are tied for the second-most home wins in school history in a season.


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