CAPITOL VISIT: ISU Men’s Basketball Team Honored

The Iowa State men’s basketball team received a special honor from state leaders Monday.

The Cyclones were recognized on the House and Senate floors for their success this season which included winning the Big 12 Tournament and a Sweet Sixteen birth in the NCAA Tournament.

Coach Fred Hoiberg predicted the Cyclones would have beaten UConn had they been at full strength.

“It was a great day just all the support we’ve had from the Senate to the Congress over the course of a year,” Coach Fred Hoiberg said. “It’s been incredible. Just the phone calls we’ve gotten from the different representatives.”

The team was also taken on a tour of the Capitol.

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