Iowa St. gets second shot at Stanford

Sweet 16 gives Cyclones opportunity to redeem embarrassing loss

Originally Published: March 29, 2009
By Ted Miller | ESPN.com

BERKELEY, Calif. -- Thirty-eight points.

That eye-popping number is not just an elephant trumpeting in the room before Stanford and Iowa State square off Monday (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET) for a berth in the Final Four. It's a mastodon with huge tusks swinging in giant circles, obsessing a media contingent that can't get past the Cardinal's margin of victory during a regular-season meeting between these two teams in November.

The final score from Hawaii on Nov. 29: 83-45. Stanford by 38.

Iowa ...

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