Iowa St. Rumors & News

  • Iowa State's Mitrou-Long granted medical hardship waiver

    The Score "Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long has been granted a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA, making him eligible to return to the Cyclones next season. Mitrou-Long missed all but eight games of the 2015-16 season due to injuries to both hips." April 29

  • Monte Morris announces return to Iowa State for senior season

    Des Moines Register "Monte Morris announces return to Iowa State for senior season, won't enter 2016 NBA Draft Iowa State junior point guard Monte Morris will return to the Cyclones for his senior season, announced in a release issued by the school Friday morning. Morris will not enter his name into the NBA..." April 09

  • Virginia's strong start knocks out Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon peered into the stands before the opening tipoff on Friday and noticed that the bulk of the crowd consisted of Iowa State fans. "It's something you take notice of," Brogdon said. "It was like a home game for them more than anything. But that's..." March 25

  • Iowa State avoids Purdue's fate against Little Rock

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Arkansas-Little Rock stopped Purdue's big men to post an improbable upset on Thursday, but the Trojans were no match for Georges Niang. Niang scored 28 points, Matt Thomas had 16 and fourth-seeded Iowa State beat No. 12 Little Rock 78-61 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament's..." March 19

  • Hield, Sooners top Niang, Cyclones in classic

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was a game that lived up to the hype, then exceeded it. Buddy Hield scored 39 points, including 21 in the second half, as the sixth-ranked Sooners held on to defeat 21st-ranked Iowa State 79-76 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Conference tournament at Sprint..." March 11

  • Iowa State men land another Northern Illinois transfer

    Des Moines Register "With one Northern Illinois transfer on his way out, the Iowa State men’s basketball team added another with a verbal commitment Thursday evening. Darrell Bowie, a 6-foot-7-inch wing originally from Milwaukee, plans on joining the Cyclones next season as a graduate transfer. He'll be following..." March 08

  • No.1 Kansas hangs on for win

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Perry Ellis was not about to lose in his final home game for No. 1 Kansas on Saturday. The senior forward dove to grab a loose ball with the Jayhawks clinging to a one-point lead, then passed to junior guard Wayne Selden, who delivered a perfect bounce pass underneath to..." March 05

  • Iowa State's Monte Morris Is the Ultimate Giver on and off the Court

    Bleacher Report "Eleven tractor trailers filled with gallons of water jugs and water bottles pulled up to a food bank in Flint, Michigan, at 10 a.m. on Feb. 18. The No. 11, the jersey number of Iowa State point guard Monte Morris, was painted on the side of a red-colored trailer at the front of the..." March 04

  • Niang leads No. 21 Cyclones to emotional win over Cowboys

    The Sports Xchange "Georges Niang warned that he might cry on Iowa State's Senior Night. And he did. Then Niang, the winningest player in Cyclones history, ditched the soft side and got tough on Oklahoma State, adding to his legacy in 21st-ranked Iowa State's 58-50 win at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa...." February 29

  • No. 17 Iowa State rolls past Kansas State

    The Sports Xchange "Picked to contend in the Big 12, Iowa State hasn't lived up to expectations to this point. But everyone knows the Cyclones have the talent and potential for a big March. Iowa State guard Matt Thomas hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points, and forward Jameel McKay had a double-double,..." February 27

  • No. 13 West Virginia knocks out No. 17 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Behind Jaysean Paige's career-high 34 points and Tarik Phillip's 22, No. 13 West Virginia's reserve guards delivered the knockout blows in a 97-87 win over No. 17 Iowa State on Monday. The Mountaineers (21-7, 10-5) enjoyed a massive 69-10 edge in bench scoring to sweep..." February 23

  • Iowa State's Jameel McKay will play vs. West Virginia after weekend benching

    The Score "No. 13 Iowa State's Jameel McKay will play Monday against No. 10 West Virginia after being benched on the weekend, coach Steve Prohm told CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein. Saturday's benching was the latest disciplinary move handed to the reigning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, who has now been..." February 22

  • No. 13 Iowa State 92, TCU 83

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa State opened the second half on a 15-6 run and forward Georges Niang and Abdel Nader combined for 51 points as the No. 13 Cyclones ran past the TCU 92-83 on Saturday night in a Big 12 game at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State was clicking on all cylinders as the nation's No...." February 20

  • No. 25 Baylor gets much-needed win vs. No. 12 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Baylor forward Taurean Prince said the 25th-ranked Bears needed a win for themselves. Not for the Big 12 standings or the NCAA Tournament selection committee, just for Baylor. Forward Johnathan Motley scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Prince added 14 points..." February 17

  • No. 14 Iowa State survives Big 12 tussle with No. 24 Texas

    The Sports Xchange "AMES, Iowa -- It was a given that Iowa State would turn to All-America candidate forward Georges Niang for big plays when the 14th-ranked Cyclones needed them against No. 24 Texas on Saturday night. But it was guard Monte Morris -- and not Niang -- that made the difference with the game in..." February 13

  • Iowa State's Jameel McKay could return from suspension Saturday

    The Score "It's been a tough two weeks for No. 15 Iowa State, having lost three of its last four games, but help could be on the way in the form of Jameel McKay for Saturday's showdown with No. 24 Texas. McKay has missed the last two games due to an indefinite suspension for an incident during practice,..." February 12

  • Cyclones suspend senior forward Jameel McKay indefinitely

    ESPN "Iowa State Cyclones standout Jameel McKay, the Big 12's reigning defensive player of the year, has been suspended indefinitely and will miss at least Saturday's road game against Oklahoma State, the team announced on Friday. McKay, a senior forward, is averaging 12.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and..." February 06

  • Iowa State Students Camping Out In 0-Degree Weather For Kansas Game A Week Away

    College Spun "Iowa State’s men’s basketball team got the win of the season last night, knocking off No. 1 Oklahoma in Ames, Iowa. This has Cyclone Nation fairly excited. Iowa State’s next home game is about a week away. The Cyclones are set to host Kansas at Hilton Coliseum on Monday. A couple Iowa..." January 19

  • Cyclones G Naz Mitrou-Long to sit out rest of season with hip injuries

    ESPN "Iowa State, ranked fifth in the country, suffered a brutal blow to its Final Four hopes when it was announced senior guard Naz Mitrou-Long will miss the rest of the season with hip issues. Mitrou-Long had surgery on his left hip on April 1 and on his right hip a little more than a month later...." December 16

  • A Reporter Suffered A Broken Leg When Iowa State Fans Stormed The Court After Beating Iowa

    Uproxx "It’s early in the 2015-16 college basketball season, but Iowa State probably had the comeback of the year against Iowa. The Cyclones rallied from what was a 20-point deficit(62-42) with 16:26 left in the second half to beat the Hawkeyes 83-82. Monte Morris’ jumper with 10 seconds remaining gave..." December 11

  • Iowa State's 6th man and the struggle of grief, love and basketball

    CBS Sports "Remember your first day of school when you were 11? Sixth grade. Every first school day seems the same. New outfit, new folder, new pencils and paper, and of course a new teacher. Can you picture yours? What if your first day of sixth grade your mom pulls you out of school. When you get..." December 10

  • Landry-Walker power forward Cameron Lard commits to Iowa State

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Landry-Walker forward Cameron Lard took a weekend visit to Iowa State and liked what he saw as the big man committed to Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. Lard averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds per game last season for Natchitoches Central before transferring to Landry-Walker for his senior..." November 23

  • Jakolby Long commits to Iowa State

    Fox Sports "On Friday, Iowa State landed a commitment from Jakolby Long. The 2016 shooting guard announced his decision via Twitter. The 6-foot-5 Long played with Athlete's First on the grassroots circuit this summer. In 21 games in the Nike EYBL, he averaged 16.2 points and 5.0 rebounds per game." October 09

  • Report: Iowa State admins ‘nickel and dimed’ Hoiberg’s program

    College Basketball Talk "When it was announced during the summer that Fred Hoiberg would be leaving his position as head coach at Iowa State to take on the same role with the Chicago Bulls, few were surprised. “The Mayor” made a name for himself in his hometown of Ames as a high school and college player at Iowa State,..." October 01

  • Iowa State lands elite JUCO forward Emmanuel Malou

    Des Moines Register "Star junior college forward Emmanuel Malou announced Friday that his basketball career will continue back in central Iowa. The high-level post-prep recruit chose Iowa State over scholarship offers from Arizona, Kansas and 10 other Division I schools. "I just felt like it was the right spot..." September 21

  • ISU adds Solomon Young, 2nd hoops recruit in two days

    Des Moines Register "Sunday's verbal commitment from Donovan Jackson helped Iowa State shore up a future guard spot. On Monday, 2016 recruit Solomon Young said he'd help the frontcourt. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound forward from Sacramento, Calif., committed to the Cyclones after an official visit over the..." September 01

  • Nick Noskowiak leaving Iowa State men's team

    Des Moines Register "Everyone close to the Iowa State men’s basketball program figured there was a strong likelihood the career of heralded recruit Nick Noskowiak would be over before the fall semester even starts on Monday. They were right. Sometime after Friday afternoon’s men’s basketball press conference in..." August 24

  • Iowa State center to turn pro, forgo remaining eligibility

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm announced on Monday that sophomore Georgis Tsalmpouris will be forgoing his final three seasons of eligibility and turning pro. “We are happy for Georgios and his family that he’ll have the opportunity to realize his dream of playing professionally,” Prohm..." August 17

  • Reversal: Simeon Carter picks Iowa State

    Scout "For Simeon Carter, the recruiting process was anything but simple. He emerged into prominence last year on the basis of his size, length and blossoming skill, and he followed that up last season with averages of 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks per game at West Charlotte. Carter waited..." August 08

  • Iowa State prepares for trip to Spain

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State is getting valuable summer practice time and four games in Spain as part of a foreign trip that Division I programs are allowed to take once every four years. With new head coach Steve Prohm and Big 12 conference title aspirations, the Cyclones get some additional time to work with each..." July 21

  • Iowa State head coach Steve Prohm completes coaching staff

    College Basketball Talk "When Steve Prohm was announced as the new head coach at Iowa State, a major question was who would be the assistants on his coaching staff. With T.J. Otzelberger and Cornell Mann being members of the staff under Fred Hoiberg, their respective statuses were up in the air due to the coaching change...." June 23

  • Noskowiak suffers injury to finger on shooting hand

    Ames Tribune "Incoming Iowa State men’s basketball freshman Nick Noskowiak has arrived on campus, but he did so a little banged up. The point guard from Wisconsin recently suffered a broken bone in his right pinky finger, he said Wednesday at the YMCA Capital City League. Noskowiak, who arrived on campus..." June 18

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    Gary Parrish @GaryParrishCBS

    Murray State’s Steve Prohm has reached an agreement to become Iowa State’s next head coach, a source told @CBSSports. Story coming.

  • Murray State's Steve Prohm to replace Fred Hoiberg as Iowa State coach

    ESPN "The Iowa State Cyclones have hired Murray State coach Steve Prohm to replace Fred Hoiberg, it was announced Monday. Prohm, 40, was 104-29 in four seasons since taking over at Murray State. He led the Racers to the NCAA tournament in his first season and was undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference..." June 08

  • Jeff Hornacek declines to meet with Iowa State about coaching vacancy

    CBS Sports "Jeff Hornacek's agent has told Iowa State officials that the current Phoenix Suns coach, who doubles as an Iowa State graduate, has no interest in replacing Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State, according to a report from CycloneFanatic.com. Hornacek theoretically fit the description of the "splashy"..." June 03

  • Disconnect between Iowa State President, athletic director in search to replace Hoiberg

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State’s search for a replacement for Fred Hoiberg is not going to be as easy as some thought it would be. Prior to Hoiberg’s departure for Chicago, many believed that assistant coach T.J. Otzelberger — who, earlier this spring, had returned to Ames after spending two years with Lorenzo..." June 03

  • Iowa State AD, administration split over Fred Hoiberg's replacement

    CBS Sports "Iowa State's administration is split over the direction to take to name a successor to Fred Hoiberg, multiple sources said. Hoiberg was set to be announced as the new coach of the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. As we reported on Friday, Iowa State assistant coach T.J. Otzelberger has a "full..." June 02

  • Iowa State's AD already working in anticipation of losing Fred Hoiberg

    CBS Sports "Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard has already informally talked with a search firm to start identifying potential coaching candidates in anticipation of losing Fred Hoiberg to the Chicago Bulls, a source told CBSSports.com on Friday. The Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau Thursday. Sources..." May 29

  • Hoiberg told recruit he couldn’t commit to ISU return for 2015-16

    Ames Tribune "It’s been less than a month since Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard’s words about men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg’s potential NBA prospects first truly rattled Cyclone fans. But over a month before Pollard discussed what he called Hoiberg’s “lifelong goal” of coaching in the NBA,..." May 28

  • Pollard on Hoiberg Watch: Let's step back from ledge

    Des Moines Register "Is Iowa State men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg headed to the NBA? If Hoiberg is, Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard said Wednesday that the Cyclones coach has not "indicated" that any NBA teams have contacted him about a job. "He has not indicated that to me," Pollard said during..." May 21

  • ISU guard Naz Long out 3-5 months following second hip surgery

    CBS Sports "If all heals well, Iowa State will have senior-to-be guard Naz Long back in the lineup by the start of the season. Long underwent hip surgery this week -- his second this offseason -- and he's expected to be out at least three monhts, but it could be as long as five. " May 09

  • Top 100 point guard recruit Nick Noskowiak commits to ISU

    Ames Tribune "After over two years, the Iowa State men’s basketball program has received a commitment from an American high school prospect. Nick Noskowiak of Sun Prairie, Wis. committed to ISU on Sunday, he told the Ames Tribune. Noskowiak is a Class of 2015 point guard who pledged to ISU while on an..." April 27

  • Fred Hoiberg in recovery after successful heart surgery

    CBS Sports "Fred Hoiberg's lived the past few years knowing he'd eventually need to have his chest cut open, again, and for his heart to be operated on -- again. Hoiberg's NBA career, which spanned from 1995-2005, was cut short due to a problematic ticker. An aortic root aneurysm diagnosis in '05 meant his..." April 20

  • Former Iowa State guard finds a new home in the Missouri Valley Conference

    College Basketball Talk "Loyola landed a former top-100 prospect on Saturday as former Iowa State point guard Clayton Custer committed to the Ramblers. A 6-foot-0 guard from Overland Park, Kansas, Custer played in 12 games during the 2014-15 season for the Cyclones. He averaged 5.8 minutes per game in a reserve role..." April 19

  • Five members of Iowa State’s 2014-15 team have been arrested after two more arrests this week

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State had more off-the-court issues this week as former senior forward Dustin Hogue was charged with OWI and former walk-on Kourtlin Jackson, who intends to transfer, was charged with a class “D” felony assault and public intoxication, a misdemeanor. Both arrests were reported by the Iowa..." April 19

  • Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg to undergo open heart surgery

    The Score "Iowa State head basketball coach Fred Hoiberg will undergo open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve, the university announced Friday. The procedure will take place at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. on April 17. "After my initial surgery to replace my aortic root 10 years ago, I knew..." April 10

  • Iowa State star Long to undergo hip surgery

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State guard Naz Long will have surgery on his left hip Wednesday "to alleviate chronic pain that worsened throughout his junior season," according to a Tuesday night press release from the athletic department. The surgery will be performed at Ames' Mary Greeley Hospital by Dr. Bryan Warme...." April 01

  • Iowa State loses a point guard to transfer

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State was eliminated in shocking fashion from the NCAA Tournament last week and now the Cyclones will part ways with a freshman point guard. According to a release from the school, Kansas native Clayton Custer will transfer. “I appreciate the work and effort Clayton gave to our program..." March 24

  • Iowa State transfer finds a new destination

    College Basketball Talk "Former Iowa State guard Sherron Dorsey-Walker has found a new home as the redshirt sophomore took to Twitter on Saturday to announce his new destination. The 6-foot-4 guard will play closer to home and become a member of the Oakland Golden Grizzlies. A native of Detroit, Dorsey-Walker should be..." January 05

  • Marquette transfer Deonte Burton chooses Iowa State

    CBS Sports "Marquette transfer Deonte Burton has committed to Iowa State, sources said Saturday. The 6-foot-4 forward will be eligible in December of 2015 and will have two and a half years of elgibility remaining." December 23

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