Cyclones Picked 5th in Big 12 Poll


October 13th, 2011 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa (AP) – The Iowa State women’s basketball team is picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 this season by the league’s head coaches.  The Cyclones return four starters from last year’s team, which went 22-11 and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the fifth year in a row.  Iowa State’s biggest loss is Kelsey Bolte, who graduated after leading the Cyclones in scoring.  Baylor is picked to win the 10-team league, followed by defending national champion Texas A&M and Texas.