Iowa St. Rumors & News

  • 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 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 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

  • Iowa State hoops' Sherron Dorsey-Walker transferring

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State basketball reserve Sherron Dorsey-Walker is leaving the 13th-ranked team. "Sherron informed me that he has decided to transfer to a new school," coach Fred Hoiberg said in a statement released by the athletics department. "He has been a great teammate and student-athlete. I've..." December 17

  • Iowa State Dejean-Jones arrested on marijuana, noise charges

    Ames Tribune "Iowa State men’s basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones is in Story County jail Thursday morning after being arrested for multiple charges Thursday, according to online records. Dejean-Jones was arrested for hosting a drug house (marijuana), nuisance party regulations and a noise violation,..." December 11

  • Iowa State's Nader and Thomas given two-game suspensions

    Ames Tribune "Iowa State men’s basketball players Abdel Nader and Matt Thomas will be suspended for the team’s first two games this season, ISU coach Fred Hoiberg announced Wednesday at the team’s media day. Both players plead guilty earlier this year to OWI, Nader’s stemming from an arrest in April and..." October 02

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • NCAA denies Jameel McKay's waiver; redshirt junior stays ineligible until Dec. 20

    Iowa State Daily "ISU basketball player Jameel McKay's waiver request for immediate eligibility has been denied by the NCAA, an ISU athletic department spokesperson confirmed. McKay, a two-time NJCAA Division I All-American while at Indian Hills Community College, transferred to Iowa State from Marquette before..." July 22

  • Iowa St.'s Hoiberg has pacemaker replaced

    ESPN "Iowa State men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg had surgery Tuesday to replace his pacemaker, he said in a statement Tuesday. "The surgery performed this morning at the Mayo Clinic to replace my pacemaker was successful," Hoiberg said. "The plan is for me to be discharged and allowed to return..." July 15

  • Iowa State guard Matt Thomas arrested for OWI, suspended indefinitely

    Des Moines Register "A second Iowa State men's basketball player has been suspended indefinitely after being arrested for driving while intoxicated. Matt Thomas, 19, was charged with first offense OWI Saturday morning, according to a report filed by Ames police. An athletic department spokesperson said that coach..." June 16

  • Oakland lands Iowa State transfer Percy Gibson

    College Basketball Talk "Oakland landed another high-major transfer late this week when former Iowa State big man Percy Gibson opted to transfer to the Grizzlies, according to his Twitter. A native of Detroit, Gibson is moving closer to home as the rising-senior played in 14 games in 2013-14 and averaged 1.2 points and..." June 14

  • Former Iowa State guard Bubu Palo transferring to CSU

    Coloradoan "CSU basketball earned a commitment Wednesday from former Iowa State guard Bubu Palo. Palo, who announced his decision to the Ames Tribune, was dismissed from the Cyclones' program at the end of the 2012-13 season when he was found to have violated ISU's Student Code of Conduct. He was accused..." June 12

  • Iowa State promotes Charlie Henry to assistant coach

    College Basketball Talk "After losing assistant coach Doc Sadler to the head coaching position at Southern Miss in April, head coach Fred Hoiberg needed to fill that additional spot on his staff. Hoiberg found Sadler’s replacement on Monday as the team promoted director of player development Charlie Henry to assistant..." June 10

  • Oregon State transfer Hallice Cooke commits to Iowa State

    College Basketball Talk "Ames, Iowa becomes a destination for yet another transfer. Hallice Cooke, who spent a year at Oregon State before deciding to leave the program on April 21, is the latest transfer to commit to Iowa State. He made the announcement through his Instagram page on Monday night. Cooke averaged 8.2..." May 20

  • Golden State Warriors had informal discussions with Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg

    College Basketball Talk "Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg has been a hot name in the NBA coaching carousel for quite some time, with his experience as both a player and executive at the professional level being one of the reasons why. With that being the case, it’s understandable if some Iowa State fans get a bit..." May 17

  • 7-foot-1 Greek center commits to ISU

    Ames Tribune "Greek national Girogos Tsalmpouris has commited to Iowa State and will join its 2014 recruiting class, a source tells the Ames Tribune. Tsalmpouris is a 7-foot-1 center that will play for the Greek national team this summer before coming stateside to join the Cyclones this summer. He’ll..." May 12

  • Iowa State assistant Doc Sadler leaves for Southern Mississippi

    Des Moines Register "Add Doc Sadler to college basketball's one-and-done fraternity. The one-season Fred Hoiberg assistant will be announced at noon Thursday as Southern Mississippi's new men's basketball head coach. "We've hired one of the great coaches, and a perfect match for Southern Miss," Golden Eagles..." May 01

  • Cyclones add UNLV's leading scorer, JUCO standout "The Iowa State Cyclones added some needed help in the backcourt Sunday when former UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones announced he would transfer to Ames. The 6-foot-5 guard led the Rebels in scoring last season (13.6 PPG) while also averaging 3.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He will be eligible..." April 14

  • Iowa State basketball player Percy Gibson to transfer

    Des Moines Register "What many people close to the Iowa State men's basketball program figured would happen before the school year ended became reality Monday -- Percy Gibson is leaving the program. In a statement Monday, the little-used Gibson said: "I'd like to thank coach (Fred) Hoiberg and the rest of the..." April 07

  • UConn Tops Iowa State, 81-76

    Hartford Courant "As boisterous UConn fans turned Madison Square Garden into their home arena, the Huskies rewarded their followers in the NCAA East Regional semifinal game Friday night. The Huskies seized control early and maintained a strong grip on Iowa State, holding on for an 81-76 Sweet 16 victory before a..." March 29

  • NCAA East Regional betting news and notes: Izzo knows Bennett well "The final four teams in the East Regional do battle for a spot in the Elite Eight. Before you bet on Friday's games, brush up on these East Region betting news and notes: No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers vs. No. 4 Michigan State Spartans (-1.5, 127) The Virginia Cavaliers’ pack-line defense,..." March 28

  • Iowa State's DeAndre Kane meets his match in UConn's Shabazz Napier

    USA Today "Go ahead and break down Iowa State vs. Connecticut until you run out breath. Analyze the analytics, ditto the comparisons. Then hit the delete button, because Friday night's first game at Madison Square Garden to determine an Elite Eight berth is all about one thing. DeAndre Kane vs. Shabazz..." March 28

  • 16 Sweet Things About UConn, Iowa State And MSG Regional

    Hartford Courant "1. Huskies Sweet Again This is the 17th time UConn has advanced to the Sweet 16. It's also the seventh time in 13 years. The last time came on March 24, 2011 as Jeremy Lamb, left, and Alex Oriakhi earned a 74-67 victory over San Diego State University en route to a national title. 2...." March 25

  • How Fred Hoiberg's funky dance steps symbolize major moves in Big Dance

    Des Moines Register "The debate raged and rippled, from sidewalks crisscrossing Iowa State’s snow-dusted campus to social media and national radio shows. No, not arguments about whether Naz Long’s late 3-pointer or DeAndre Kane’s game-winning layup mattered most in an NCAA Tournament win Sunday against North..." March 25

  • Naz Long steps up again for Iowa State

    Iowa State Daily "Naz Long sat on his stool, Iowa State trailing by five points with just more than three minutes remaining in the game with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line, when Fred Hoiberg caught his attention. “Look at me and smile,” Hoiberg said. “We’re going to win this game.” Long smiled and trotted..." March 25

  • Kane's driving layup sends Iowa State past North Carolina, into Sweet 16

    Des Moines Register "Start spreadin’ the news … The Cyclones are headed to the Big Apple – but took a lengthy clock review after DeAndre Kane’s winning basket to solidify it. Sunday’s 85-83 victory against North Carolina in the third round of the NCAA Tournament’s East Regional at the AT&T Center means a Friday..." March 23

  • Iowa St. Cyclones must find way to win without injured star Niang

    Des Moines Register "To face North Carolina when you’re healthy is tough enough, but to do it without Georges Niang? Stranger things have happened, I guess. They call this March Madness, right? We’re programmed to expect things like Mercer over Duke, but for the second year in a row, the foot area is Iowa State’s..." March 22

  • Iowa State cruises past North Carolina Central 93-75

    Iowa State Daily "Iowa State used a big run and efficient shooting in the second half to put away Friday's second-round game against North Carolina Central, 93-75 At halftime, a near buzzer-beating one-handed tip dunk from Dustin Hogue gave the Cyclones a 45-39 lead heading to the break. Through the..." March 22

  • Game Notes: NCCU takes on Iowa State "THE GAME After earning its first-ever trip to the Big Dance, at the NCAA Division I level, the 14th- seeded Eagles of North Carolina Central University face the Big 12 Tournament Champion, the third-seeded Cyclones of Iowa State University for the first time in program history. NCCU is 0-2..." March 19