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A no good hoops weekend
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State men's basketball's first-round ouster from the NCAA Tournament, and Tommy Birch joins to talk about the women's first-round upset loss.
The Cyclones in the Big Dance
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines talk about Iowa State's two potential NCAA Tournament opponents while Tommy Birch joins to talk about the Cyclone women's Big 12 Tournament championship and NCAA Tournament draw.
Iowa State (mostly) learns its NCAA Tournament fate
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State men's basketball's placement in the field of the NCAA Tournament.
Live from Kansas City
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines talk Big 12 tournament on the eve of Iowa State's quarterfinal matchup with Baylor in Kansas City.
Headed to Kansas City on a high note
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State's huge win over the weekend and Baylor, and they preview this week's Big 12 tournament.
Quick take: Iowa State knocks off No. 7 Baylor
Travis Hines gives his immediate reaction to Iowa State snapping its four-game losing streak by winning at No. 7 Baylor just days after Caleb Grill's dismissal from the Cyclone program
Caleb Grill's dismissal and Iowa State's path ahead
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Caleb Grill's dismissal from the Iowa State men's basketball program, and where the Cyclones go from here.
A mixed week for Iowa State men's basketball
Travis Hines and Tommy Birch discuss the state of the Iowa State men's and women's basketball teams with each team having a very different last week from the other.
Iowa State looks to bounce back
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State men's basketball's recent skid with four losses in five games after an 0-2 week.
Brock Purdy's injury and stretch runs for basketball
Travis Hines and Tommy Birch discuss Brock Purdy's injury in the NFC championship game and preview the stretch runs for the Iowa State men's and women's basketball programs.
Iowa State prepares for a showdown, and Brock Purdy prepares for the NFC title game
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State's men's basketball team's huge matchup with first-place Kansas State on Tuesday night, and they talk about Brock Purdy and the San Francisco 49ers bid to get to the Super Bowl this weekend.
Iowa State topples No. 7 Texas, former Cyclone Tyrese Hunter
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State's win over Texas in the return of former Cyclone Tyrese Hunter to Hilton Coliseum with the Longhorns.
Iowa State proves something even in a loss
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss Iowa State's loss at Kansas, and they preview Tyrese Hunter's return to Ames.
Men's basketball's 3-0 start and football staff moves
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss the Iowa State men's basketball team's 3-0 start to conference play while also giving their thoughts on football coach Matt Campbell's changes to his offensive staff.
Where does Iowa State football go from here?
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss where Iowa State football may go in light of a disastrous offensive season in 2022. Then, Tommy Birch joins to talk about Iowa State women's basketball after a split weekend at the PKI. In a podcast-only segment, Randy and Travis talk about the men's 2-1 weekend in Portland.
The 2022 Iowa State football season mercifully ends at TCU
With TCU eyeing a spot in the Big 12 championship game and the College Football Playoff, the Horned Frogs ran right through Iowa State to keep their undefeated season alive. Simply put, the Cyclones were overwhelmed in all areas. And now begins an important offseason after the program's worst Big 12 finish under Matt Campbell. The Register's Randy Peterson and Travis Hines put a bow on a forgettable 2022 campaign.
More of the same for Iowa State football in frustrating loss to Texas Tech
Another one-score loss for Iowa State football continues this late-season spiral. The Cyclones suffered a 14-10 defeat against Texas Tech and are officially eliminated from bowl contention. The Register's Randy Peterson and Travis Hines break down a tough night at Jack Trice Stadium.
What to think of the Iowa State offense
Randy Peterson and Travis Hines discuss what's wrong - in the long term - with Iowa State football team's offense after yet another poor showing. Plus, Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register joins to talk Iowa State women's basketball.
A painful step back for Iowa State football in loss at Oklahoma State
Just when it seemed the Cyclones had turned a corner with last week's win over West Virginia, Iowa State delivered a disheartening, mistake-heavy loss at Oklahoma State. The Register's Randy Peterson and Travis Hines sift through the aftermath.
Fifth straight loss has sent a once-promising Iowa State football season spiraling
Excitement from a 3-0 start has long faded after Iowa State dropped its fifth straight game to remain winless in the Big 12. Saturday's 27-13 defeat to Oklahoma had a few bright spots, but once again, too many mistakes for the Cyclones to emerge victorious. The Register's Randy Peterson and Tommy Birch sift through the aftermath.