Lost in the shuffle last night was news that some UConn fans pushed the Cyclone mascot down a flight of concrete stairs, shattering two bones in the arm of the student inside. We wish the mascot a speedy recovery, and a pox of the house of Huskie.
Steele Jantz can wear white after Labor Day
Rumor has it that Iowa State will be sporting these uniforms Friday night against UConn on ESPN. WRNL's UConn Preview is up and will suffice as a sitrep for now.
The Iowa Corn Growers association had a meeting today to talk about the trophy with University officials. The main thing we learned is that they're scrapping the current trophy, they're opening the design of the trophy up to the public, and that there will be an "interim" trophy in the meantime. I'll have more on this in a bit, but it seems to be a step in the right direction.
The wonderful folks over at Cowboys Ride For Free have a very intriguing piece comparing the Big 12's success from top to bottom vs the Big 10, SEC, and Pac 10. There is some very interesting data there, and good news for ISU fans and fans of the conference overall.