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Iowa State men’s basketball team hosts Omaha on Monday


This news story was published on November 24, 2018.
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AMES, Iowa – Iowa State is back at Hilton Coliseum Monday evening to host Omaha in another nonconference contest.

The Matchup: Iowa State (5-1, 0-0 Big 12) vs. Omaha (3-3, 0-0 SUMMIT)
Where: Ames, Iowa – Hilton Coliseum (14,384)
When: Monday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m. (CST)
Radio: Cyclone Radio Network/TuneIn Radio
Talent: John Walters (PxP), Eric Heft (Analyst)
TV: Cyclones.tv
Talent: John Walters (PxP), Eric Heft (Analyst)
Webcast: Cyclones.tv
Sirius/XM/Internet: NA/382/969 (internet)
Live Stats: Cyclonestats.com

WORTH NOTING
1. Iowa State went 2-1 last week at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational to improve to 5-1 overall…the Cyclones fell to Arizona in the opening game before rebounding to defeat Illinois and San Diego State in convincing fashion.
2. ISU is the only team in the Big 12 to rank among the top three in scoring offense (3rd; 79.5 ppg) and defense (3rd; 63.5)…the Cyclones have held three opponents under 60 points.
3. ISU has three players averaging at least 15.0 points, led by Marial Shayok’s 19.5 ppg…Shayok is one of just three Big 12 players to be shooting 50 percent from the floor, 37 percent behind the arc and 84 percent at the line.
4. The Cyclones lead the conference shooting 76.1 percent from the free-throw line…Shayok is shooting 84.6 percent to lead the Cyclones.
5. Michael Jacobson is one of six players nationally averaging 17 points and seven rebounds, while also shooting at least 65 percent from the floor.

LAST TIME OUT: CYCLONES END MAUI JIM MAUI INVITATIONAL WITH ROUT OF SAN DIEGO STATE
• Iowa State was outstanding in all aspects in last Wednesday’s 87-57 win against San Diego State in the consolation finals of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational…the Cyclones never trailed and led by as many as 33 points in handing SDSU its worst loss since 2001.
• ISU was led by 21 points from Shayok, 19 from Jacobson and 16 points from Terrence Lewis in the win…the Cyclones hit a season-high 14 three-pointers in the win, with Shayok hitting a career-high four from long distance…ISU was 14-for-32 (43.8 percent) as a team.
• ISU’s bench scored 25 points, led by Lewis’ career-high 16.
• ISU was 17-for-20 at the line, which included Michael Jacobson making all nine of his attempts…ISU is averaging 25.4 free-throw attempts the last five games, shooting 76.4 percent during that stretch.
• Haliburton had eight rebounds, two steals and two blocks in the victory.

IOWA STATE-OMAHA SERIES NOTES
• Iowa State and Omaha are meeting for the eighth time, with the Cyclones owning a 5-2 edge in the all-time series…ISU has won four in a row in the series, with the losses coming in 1975 and 1979…ISU is 5-1 in games played at Hilton Coliseum against the Mavericks.
• Steve Prohm is 2-0 all-time against Omaha, including 1-0 as head coach of the Cyclones…both meetings came against current Omaha coach Derrin Hansen.
• The last meeting between the schools came in 2016, a 91-47 Cyclone win…in that game, Deonte Burton scored 20 points for the Cyclones, who hit 15-of-29 three-pointers…Weiler-Babb had six points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals in 25 minutes in that game…Solomon Young was the only other current Cyclone on that roster, scoring six points and pulling down five rebounds in 16 minutes.

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