Who's Playing

Iowa State @ No. 9 Memphis

Current Records: Iowa State 5-0; Memphis 5-0

What to Know

The Iowa State Cyclones will take on the #9 Memphis Tigers at 9:30 p.m. ET on Friday at Barclays Center. Both teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.

The Cyclones can't say they have nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They captured a comfortable 82-70 win over the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday. Four players on Iowa State scored in the double digits: guard Izaiah Brockington (30), guard Tyrese Hunter (19), guard Gabe Kalscheur (12), and forward George Conditt IV (10). This also makes it three games in a row in which Tyrese Hunter has had at least three steals.

As for Memphis, they have more to be thankful for after their game against the Virginia Tech Hokies on Wednesday. Memphis beat Virginia Tech 69-61. Memphis' forward DeAndre Williams filled up the stat sheet, dropping a double-double on 16 points and ten boards.

The Cyclones have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 11.50 point spread they are up against. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Iowa State, who are 2-2 against the spread.

The wins brought Iowa State up to 5-0 and Memphis to 5-0. A couple stats to keep an eye on: Iowa State enters the matchup with 18.6 takeaways on average, good for 30th best in college basketball. Less enviably, Memphis is stumbling into the contest with the 355th most turnovers per game in college basketball, having accrued 20 on average.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 9:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Barclays Center -- Brooklyn, New York
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Tigers are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Cyclones, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 12-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.

Injury Report for Memphis

  • Chandler Lawson: Game-Time Decision (Ankle)
  • John Camden: Game-Time Decision (Foot)

Injury Report for Iowa State

No Injury Information