Iowa State visits Oklahoma in the Big-12 and the Cyclones will be bidding for their first win in Norman since back in 1996. I-S-U is 4-2 in the league race after Saturday’s victory over Kansas and now coach Wayne Morgan is hoping for some road wins. He says if they can’t win on the road, then they won’t finish very high in the league. Morgan say it takes a complete effort to win on the road, and you almost have to play harder than the other team.The Iowa Hawkeyes will be in search of their first win in East Lansing since 1993 when they visit Michigan State. The Spartans are just 10-8 overall but they played a demanding non conference slate. At 5-2 in the Big Ten they are in the thick of the title chase. Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says his team is getting better in all phases of the game and he’s optimistic.UNI knocked off Creighton in their first matchup in the UNI-Dome. Tonight will be a more difficult test. The Panthers visit a Blue Jay teams that has one of the nation’s longest home court winning streaks at 27.UNI coach Greg McDermott says they’ve in a position that they have to find a way to win to break out of the middle of the pack in the conference. The Panthers struggled offensively in dropping two games last week and McDermott says they need to make up for that in other areas, like rebounding and turnovers. UNI is 6-4 in the Valley, 11-7 overall.Drake is at home tonight in the Valley against Indiana State. The Sycamores will be without leading scorer David Moss who is suspended after being charged with domestic battery over the weekend. Tom Davis says the Bulldogs found out when they lost in the first matchup that Indiana State has other weapons.Davis says he is not worried his team will take the Sycamores lightly with their leading scorer sidelined.Indiana State coach Royce Waltman says the first key to playing Drake is handling the press.Drake is 4-6 in the Valley and 8-10 overall.
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