Sep 6, 2014; Ames, IA, USA; Kansas State Wildcats head coach Bill Snyder yells for a timeout against the Iowa State Cyclones at at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports www.cyclonefanatic.com

Iowa State and Kansas State are longtime rivals, but the Cyclones have struggled against the Wildcats as of late. They've lost five close games recently to K-State, but they've been in each and every contest. So how could one describe these two teams' story playing against one another in five words?

Clutch players making decisive plays.

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One team has made them, and the other hasn't. Iowa State seems to be on the fringes of success -- they almost upset Oklahoma State in Ames -- but they can't quite seem to break through. Kansas State is winless in Big 12 play this season, so perhaps this is their year.

(h/t Cyclone Fanatic)