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College Basketball: #10 Iowa State faces #3 Houston tonight on ESPN

HOUSTON - No. 10 Iowa State heads to No. 3 Houston for ESPN's Big Monday. The game will be the third meeting in Iowa State history between two top-ten teams on the road, with the previous two coming in 1957 and 1997 at Kansas. Game is at 8 PM, televised on ESPN.

HOUSTON – No. 10 Iowa State heads to No. 3 Houston for ESPN’s Big Monday. The game will be the third meeting in Iowa State history between two top-ten teams on the road, with the previous two coming in 1957 and 1997 at Kansas. Game is at 8 PM, televised on ESPN.

The Cyclones have won four-straight Big 12 games, including a pair of road games at Texasand Cincinnati. Iowa State’s 9-3 record through 12 games is the best Big 12 start since the 2000-01 team was 10-2, finishing 13-3 with a Big 12 regular season title.

Iowa State has won 15-straight games at Hilton Coliseum, tied for the seventh longest active home winning streak in the country. ISU and Samford are the only two undefeated teams in the country at home with at least 15 wins.

Iowa State is 26-1 under T.J. Otzelberger when four or more players score in double figures.

Last time out, five Cyclones scored in double figures Saturday, as No. 10 Iowa State cruised to an 82-74 victory over Texas Tech at Hilton Coliseum. All nine Cyclones that played scored, led by 24 points from Keshon Gilbert. Curtis Jones added 12 points, while Robert Jones, Milan Momcilovic and Tamin Lipsey each had 10. Gilbert led the Cyclones with eight rebounds, while R. Jones had seven. Gilbert also led Iowa State with five assists, while Lipsey dropped in four.

NEXT UP: WEST VIRGINIA (FEB. 24 – 1 P.M.)

The Cyclones return to Hilton Coliseum on Saturday, Feb. 24 for a game against West Virginia. It is the only scheduled meeting between the two teams this season. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. on ESPN2.

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