The Iowa State and Iowa basketball teams both broke into the national rankings this week.

Iowa State, which moved to 3-0 with a 77-70 victory over Michigan on Sunday, is ranked No. 21 in the Associated Press poll. The loss dropped the Wolverines from seventh to 14th.

Iowa, 4-0 following a 103-41 rout of Abilene Christian, is No. 25 in the USA Today coaches poll. The Hawkeyes, who also were the top vote-getter among unranked teams in the AP poll, appeared in a national top 25 for the first time since the 2005-06 season. Iowa State was second among the others receiving votes in the coaches poll.

Michigan State moved into the top spot in both polls following its victory over the previous No. 1 team, Kentucky, last week.

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At least ISU has a basketball team that will compete in the Big 12. Unlike the football team, which is a joke and has no business EVEN WATCHING Big 12 football on ESPN.

OK, ISU did play OK in the first half Saturday, but Oklahoma should have been ashamed of THEIR first-half performance. Tied when they should've been up by 50 -- if I were Stoops, they'd be on an Army survival hike come Monday practice.


I love you Meat-Hawks. They should have beat Texas. Why are you even following them?

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