Fred Hoiberg has loaded up on transfers and is starting to see the results. Iowa State is 5-3 in conference play and fourth in the Big 12 standings nearly halfway through the season.
After its second-straight loss to Oklahoma, K-State fell out of the AP Poll.
National Signing Day is tomorrow, and among K-State's signees will be Lincoln, Neb. (Southwest) quarterback Tavarius Bender. Bender chose K-State over Nebraska, who wanted him to play defense.
With National Signing Day looming, this is your yearly reminder that while signing a highly ranked recruiting class is no guarantee of success, your odds of winning improve as you move up the rankings.
Big 12 Basketball
Missouri held on for a 67-66 win over Texas in Austin last night. The Tigers led by as much as 13, but Texas took a lead with less than one minute left before Michael Dixon hit the game-winning shot with about 27 seconds to play.