OverviewMost Iowa State fans have taken in a game at Jack Trice Stadium or Hilton Coliseum and have seen highlights of Troy Davis and Fred Hoiberg. But only real fans know how the team name came to be, the location and story behind the "Honor Before Victory" plaque, or were there when the basketball team made an Elite Eight run in 2000. 100 Things Iowa State Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of Iowa State athletics. Whether they are die-hard boosters from the days of Earle Bruce on the gridiron or new supporters of Iowa State hoops, fans will value these essential pieces of Cyclones football and basketball knowledge and trivia—and all of the must-do activities in their lifetime.
Author BiographyAlex Halsted is a sportswriter and editor covering Iowa State Athletics for Scout Media at AllCyclones.com. He previously worked for the Des Moines Register and the Iowa State Daily and is the author of 100 Things Twins Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. He lives in Ames, Iowa. Dylan Montz covers Iowa State football and men's basketball for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. He was a member of the Iowa State Daily sports desk for three and a half years, including a year as an assistant sports editor. He lives in Ames, Iowa. Fred Hoiberg is the head coach of the NBA's Chicago Bulls. He became an All-American at Iowa State, spent 10 seasons in the NBA and coaches the Cyclones for five seasons. He lives in Chicago, Illinois. Sage Rosenfels quarterbacked Iowa State to its first bowl victory before embarking on a 10-year career in the NFL. He currently lives in Omaha.