Iowa State G Naz Long undergoes a second hip surgery

Iowa State lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Fred Hoiberg needed heart surgery and now there’s more negative news in Ames. Shooting guard Naz Long underwent his second hip surgery (torn labrum) in five weeks and is expected to miss three to five months, according to The Des Moines Register. The 6’4″ rising senior from Mississauga, ON averaged 10.1 points per game...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Naz Long Really Enjoys His ISU Teammates Georges Niang And Matthew Thomas Lip Syncing Omi’s “Cheerleader”

College basketball is squarely in the off-season, and the Iowa State Cyclones have used their free time to jump aboard the lip sync craze. Cyclones guard Naz Long posted two Twitter videos of his teammates Georges Niang and Matthew Thomas giving their best renditions of Omi’s hit “Cheerleader.” Just watch. #cyclONEnation — Nazareth Mitrou-Long...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Thumps Iowa State, Maintaining Its Stranglehold On The Big 12

The one thing Kansas has consistently done for a decade is win the Big 12. Monday night went a long way to another Big 12 title for the Jayhawks, as they put together a big run bridging the first and second halves to run past the Iowa State Cyclones, 89-76. Kansas sits at 8-1 in the league, Iowa State 6-3. This was the last meeting between the two teams during the regular season...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State falls at Baylor despite comeback

The Iowa State Cyclones had opened up Big 12 play with two hard-fought victories versus Oklahoma State and West Virginia. A third straight conference win at Baylor Wednesday night just wasn’t in the cards, as Baylor won 74-73. Kenny Chery drained a jumper with 4.7 seconds left to give Baylor the one point lead, and Georges Niang couldn’t answer with heroics of his own. It...
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 9 Iowa State routs Mississippi Valley State by 50 points

  Naz Long missed a 3-pointer just 10 seconds into Wednesday night's game for No. 9 Iowa State. He was hardly concerned. ''I kind of knew I was going to have it going,'' the junior guard said. Long swished the first of his seven 3s only 13 seconds later and scored a season-high 24 points in 25 minutes as the Cyclones cruised to an 83-33 victory over Mississippi Valley State. ''It...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Long's 21 points help No. 14 Iowa State top short-handed Iowa

  Naz Long scored a season-high 21 points and 14th-ranked Iowa State pounded Iowa 90-75 on the road Friday night without suspended star Bryce Dejean-Jones. Reserve Abdel Nader scored 19 points and Georges Niang had 16 with seven assists for the Cyclones (7-1), who opened the second half on a 21-2 run to pull away from the rival Hawkeyes. Cyclones coach Fred Hoiberg suspended Dejean...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa State acquires size in Tsalmpouris

Iowa State continues to bring in talent this offseason. Oregon State transfer Hallice Cooke has officially committed to Iowa State, as has soon-to-be 18 year old Georgios Tsalmpouris from Greece. Cooke is ineligible this upcoming season, but afterwards he will have three years of eligibility. Tsalmpouris, on the other hand, is ready to play right away. I’m convinced the Mayor could...
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Naz Long Hits Buzzer Beater To Send Iowa State-Oklahoma State To Overtime

Iowa State and Oklahoma State is shaping up to be one of the day’s best games. With time running out, Cyclones guard Naz Long knocked down this buzzer beating three pointer to tie the game at 71 and send the game to overtime. Iowa State star Melvin Ejim has fouled out of the game, so it may be an uphill battle against the Cowboys in overtime, but Long’s three has the No. 16 Cyclones...
Via College Spun
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas-Iowa St. Preview

Iowa State may have too much ground to make up to win the Big 12 title, but as it progresses toward what will likely be a third straight trip to the NCAA tournament, it can play spoiler against teams still very much in the conference race. The No. 17 Cyclones can avenge last month's loss at Texas and dull the 19th-ranked Longhorns' league title hopes with a win in Ames on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa State’s Naz Long Hits Game-Tying Three To Send ISU-Oklahoma State Game To Triple Overtime

We have a thriller on our hands in Stillwater, as Iowa State and Oklahoma State are heading to triple overtime following a super clutch three-pointer by Cyclone Naz Long. Trailing by three with the clock winding down, ISU’s Matt Thomas missed a three-pointer from the wing, but DeAndre Kane came up with a humongous offensive rebound and was able to kick it to his teammate for the...
Via College Spun
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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