IOWA STATE CYCLONES NEWS

Football: Campbell, Cyclones to open season under lights against UNI

The Matt Campbell era of Iowa State football will start under the lights at Jack Trice Stadium.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
June 01, 2016

Football: WR Wesley leaves Cyclones

Wide receiver Jauan Wesley has left the Iowa State football program. The move was confirmed through a statement from Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell on Monday.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
May 30, 2016

Former Iowa State Cyclone, current Pelican Bryce DeJean-Jones passes away

In a strange and sad turn of events, it was reported on Saturday that former Iowa State basketball player and current New Orleans Pelican Bryce Dejean-Jones had passed away. The cause of death was not released. Travis Hines of the Ames Tribune first reported the news saying that the Dallas County coroners confirmed that Dejean-Jones had passed. Former Iowa State player and current...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Nevada lands transfers Kendall Stephens, Hallice Cooke

The Nevada Wolf Pack have not made the NCAA Tournament since 2007 and they are looking to turn their luck around going into the 2016-17 season. Second-year head coach Eric Musselman is doing a good job building the roster by bringing in transfers Kendall Stephens and Hallice Cooke. The team announced the addition of the two players, both of whom come in from Power Five conference...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Malou heading to NBA draft without playing for Iowa St

AMES, Iowa (AP) One of the most hyped recruits in Iowa State history is heading to the NBA without ever playing for the Cyclones. Iowa State announced Wednesday that Emmanuel Malou will skip his remaining college eligibility and enter the NBA draft. Malou, a 6-foot-9 forward from Melbourne, Australia, was one of the nation's top junior college prospects when he signed with Iowa...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State’s Emmanuel Malou to remain in NBA Draft

Emmanuel Malou would have had an opportunity to become a major player for the Iowa State Cyclones during the 2016 college basketball season, but he has decided he will not join the program. On Wednesday morning, it was reported that the 6-foot-9 forward would be remaining in the 2016 NBA Draft pool. 6-9 Aussie & Iowa State recruit, Emmanuel Malou, will remain in NBA Draft according...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State signs pair of transfer big men

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State has brought in a pair of graduate transfers to bolster its frontcourt. Darrell Bowie, a 6-foot-7 forward from Northern Illinois, was averaging 13 points and 7 rebounds a game in 2014-15 before hurting his shoulder. He sat out last season with a medical redshirt. Merill Holden, who is 6-foot-8 and from Louisiana Tech, averaged 8 points and 5 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Men’s Basketball: Ernst transfers from ISU

Freshman Brady Ernst is transferring from Iowa State men’s basketball team. The athletic department announced Ernst’s decision on Monday afternoon. The Ames Tribune reported of Ernst leaving the Cyclones earlier in the day.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
May 09, 2016

Northern Iowa Basketball will receive experienced instate transfer

Iowa State guard Jordan Ashton recently made an announcement over social media that he will be transferring to the University of Northern Iowa for his final season. With my final year of college basketball approaching, I had to make… https://t.co/ezdsiXRH2w — Jordan Ashton (@SmoothBoy_23) April 28, 2016 Ashton will graduate from Iowa State this coming summer and join the Northern...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Courtside seats at Iowa State games are a perk for lawmakers

Tickets to Iowa State men's basketball games were hard to land for fans this year but easier for one group: legislators being entertained by University President Steven Leath. An Associated Press review shows 10 lawmakers accepted invitations to sit with Leath courtside at Hilton Coliseum, including House Speaker Linda Upmeyer and education appropriations subcommittee chairman...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State G Naz Mitriou-Long granted medical hardship waiver

Iowa State guard Naz Mitriou-Long has been granted a medical hardship waiver by the Big 12 and will be allowed to play in the 2016-17 season, according to an announcement from the university. “Everything happens for a reason and although it hurt to not be able to play for a group of guys I loved last year, my body needed time to recover and that time off allowed me to feel the...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long granted hardship waiver

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long has been granted a hardship waiver by the Big 12, making him eligible to play as expected in 2016-17. Mitrou-Long played eight games as a senior last year before lingering pain from offseason hip surgeries became too much to overcome. Mitrou-Long, who averaged 12 points a game in 2015-16, ended his season at the eight-game point...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

AMES, Iowa (AP) Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation. Fennelly met with the media for the first time since Nikki Moody filed a lawsuit in state district court that seeks unspecified damages. Moody, a standout point guard...
Via AP on Fox
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State recruit Malou to explore professional options

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State recruit Emmanuel Malou has filed the paperwork necessary to enter the NBA draft but has not hired an agent, preserving his college eligibility. Cyclones spokesman Matt Shoultz confirmed Malou's decision on Monday. The 6-foot-9 Malou was the highlight of coach Steve Prohm's first recruiting class. He averaged 14.7 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.6 blocks...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Georges Niang campaigns to be Ames mayor in funny video

Georges Niang helped revive Iowa State basketball into a name school across the country, combined with the exploits of alum and former coach Fred Hoiberg. Niang was an under-recruited kid from Massachusetts who couldn’t get any scholarship offers from schools in the area, and became a national force in Ames. But, if he were to run for mayor of Ames, Iowa, against his former coach...
Via The Comeback
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Moody's attorney, Iowa State disagree on university ruling

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) An attorney for former Iowa State women's basketball player Nikki Moody said Tuesday that his firm disagrees with the university's finding that it was unable to substantiate her complaints of racial discrimination. Moody has sued coach Bill Fennelly, the university and the state for racial discrimination and retaliation. Moody claims she was constantly harassed...
Via AP on Fox
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Nikki Moody, former Iowa State star, sues coach

Former Iowa State women’s basketball star Nikki Moody has sued former coach Bill Fennelly, the university and the state of Iowa itself for what an AP report cited as “racial discrimination and retaliation.” Moody states in the lawsuit that Fennelly repeatedly called her a “thug” and selfish despite her being the program’s all-time leader in assists, and that what she...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Former Iowa St star Nikki Moody sues coach

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Former Iowa State basketball star Nikki Moody is suing coach Bill Fennelly, the university and the state for racial discrimination and retaliation. A lawsuit in state district court says that Fennelly, who has been Iowa State's coach since 1995, constantly demeaned, berated, harassed and discriminated against Moody, who is black. Moody said the discrimination...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska Lands Commitment From In-State TE Austin Allen

Nebraska just landed a commitment from a priority in-state target: Aurora (Neb.) three-star tight end Austin Allen. Allen, who also held offers from Iowa, Iowa State and UCF, announced the news on Twitter.  Excited to announce that I’ll continue my education and football career at the University of Nebraska #GBR pic.twitter.com/Bkg3c2GkBb — Austin Allen (@austin15allen) April...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Iowa State athlete sues school over response to rape case

AMES, Iowa (AP) A former Iowa State University basketball player who faced a rape charge that was later dropped is suing the school, claiming its response ruined his chances of playing professional basketball. The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/23EKIjZ ) reports Bubu Palo's lawsuit accuses university officials of wrongly punishing him even after the criminal case against...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State signs prep forward Cameron Lard

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State has signed prep forward Cameron Lard to a letter of intent. Lard, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward from Louisiana, missed his senior season because of transfer rules. But as a junior, Lard averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds at Natchitoches Central High School. Lard, the fifth member of coach Steve Prohm's first recruiting class, was rated as a four-star...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen Lazard out for ISU spring game with broken hand

Iowa State wide receiver Allen Lazard will miss the Cyclones’ spring game next week due to a broken hand, per a report from Bobby La Gesse of The Ames Tribune. La Gesse also reported that the actual injury was a hairline fracture and would not affect Lazard’s status for the 2016 season. That is great news for the Cyclones, as Lazard had 56 catches for a team-best 808 yards and...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Monté Morris returning to Iowa State

Iowa State junior point guard Monté Morris has announced that he will return for his senior season, according to an official release from the program. “Ultimately, it came down to wanting to accomplish a number of things, with earning my degree and continuing my development as a basketball player my top priorities,” Morris said. “I want to get stronger and become the best...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa St point guard Monte Morris to return for senior season

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State point guard Monte Morris said Friday he is returning for his senior season. Morris led the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio as a freshman and sophomore, and last season he set career highs with 13.9 points and four rebounds per game. Morris also broke the school record with 6.9 assists per game, a mark formerly held by longtime NBA star Jeff Hornacek...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa St PG Monte Morris to return for senior season

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State point guard Monte Morris says he's returning for his senior season. Morris led the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio as a freshman and sophomore, and last season he set career highs with 13.9 points and four rebounds per game. Morris also broke the school record with 6.9 assists per game, a mark formerly held by longtime NBA star Jeff Hornacek. His...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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