OUR STORY a LOOK INSIDE IOWA STATE'S MAGICAL FIVE-GAME WIN STREAK

Iowa State entered its Feb. 15 showdown with a 13-11 record, including a 4-9 mark in Big 12 play. The Cyclones were in need of a late-season run to propel them into the NCAA Tournament conversation.
The Cyclones toppled Texas Tech, 79-68, with the help of 10-of-25 shooting from beyond the arc. Bridget Carleton was one of a pair of Cyclones to score 20 points on the night and led the team with 12 rebounds.

Against Texas Tech, Seanna Johnson became just the third player in program history to collect 1,000 career rebounds and the second to reach that mark along with 1,500 career points. Head Coach Bill Fennelly talked after the game about Johnson's special career in Cardinal and Gold.

Iowa State made it back-to-back wins with a 68-53 victory over West Virginia Feb. 18. The Cyclone defense wreaked havoc on the Mountaineers, tallying five blocks, seven steals and 32 defensive rebounds.
Bridget Carleton accounted for four rejections against West Virginia to go along with 16 points, six rebounds and a pair of steals.
Iowa State's Meredith Burkhall started the Cyclones off right in Lawrence with nine-straight points. Burkhall would finish the night with a career-high 20 points off 8-of-11 shooting.
The women's basketball team reached a major milestone as its NCAA record streak of consecutive games with a triple hit 700. Emily Durr aided the streak, going 5-of-7 from downtown as the Cyclones finished an efficient 10-of-15 from beyond the arc. All five starters scored in double digits as well with Johnson (18), Buckley (14) and Carleton (10) adding to Burkhall's 20 points and Durr's 17.
The Cyclones made it four-straight wins for the first time since the 2012-13 season when they captured the highest-ranked road win in program history, knocking off No. 6 Texas, 70-66, in Austin. The Cyclones played spoiler for the Longhorns' Senior Night. Seanna Johnson led the Iowa State effort with 22 points and eight rebounds and Jadda Buckley dished a game-high five dimes.

One of the most memorable moments from Iowa State's win over the Longhorns was the third quarter steal and buzzer beater by Bridget Carleton.

Senior Night is always one of the most memorable of any Iowa State women's basketball players career and this season's was no different as Iowa State honored Johnson, Heather Bowe, Lexi Albrecht and Jordan Jensen int he regular season finale vs. Oklahoma State.
Iowa State closed the regular season strong with a convincing 61-48 win over Oklahoma State to grab its fifth-straight win, marking the first time ISU won five-straight Big 12 games since 2009. The win improved the Cyclones to 9-9 in Big 12 play. Johnson continued to leave her mark on Cyclone Nation with her 32nd career double-double, tying Chelsea Poppens for second in school history, with 18 points and 14 rebounds.

Here is a look at Iowa State's Senior Night ceremony that took place after the Cyclones rattled off their fifth-straight Big 12 win in just 13 days.

Iowa State earned the No. 5 seed in the Big 12 Tournament and is set to square off with No. 4 Kansas State on Saturday, March 4 at 11 a.m. on FSN.

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