Iowa St. Rumors & News

  • Tennessee forward Ray Kasongo to transfer to Iowa State

    Iowa State Daily "Tennessee transfer Ray Kasongo committed to Iowa State on Saturday. The 6-foot-8 junior made his announcement via Twitter after visiting Iowa State earlier in the week. " June 19

  • Iowa State's prized recruit Malou to stay in NBA Draft

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State’s most decorated recruit in its incoming class won’t ever make it to Ames. Emmanuel Malou has decided to remain in the NBA Draft and not come to Iowa State. ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla was the first to report the news. Daniel Moldovan, an agent with Entersport Management Inc.,..." May 11

  • Iowa State picks up graduate transfer Merrill Holden

    Des Moines Register "With big man recruit Emmanuel Malou's NCAA status still a mystery, Iowa State picked up some guaranteed help for next season. On Saturday, Louisiana Tech graduate transfer Merrill Holden announced his plans to join the Cyclones. The 6-foot-8, 220-pound native of Chicago averaged 8.1 points..." May 08

  • Iowa State's Deonte Burton withdraws from NBA Draft

    Des Moines Register "Iowa State inside-outside offensive threat Deonte Burton has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return for his final season in Ames, the Register has confirmed. Burton is a key member of next season's squad, offering a much-needed presence inside despite his 6-foot-4 height. Burton, who..." May 04

  • Backup guard Hallice Cooke transferring out of Iowa State

    Des Moines Register "How Steve Prohm divvies up backcourt minutes now that Hallice Cooke’s transfer finally is official depends on whether Iowa State’s active roster next season includes 6-foot-9 forward Emmanuel Malou. With him, and the Cyclones likely start point guard Monte Morris, Matt Thomas, Naz Mitrou-Long..." May 03

  • 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