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Iowa State’s Mitchell Meyers to wrap up chemo on Friday

Iowa State Cyclones defensive lineman Mitchell Meyers was diagnosed with Hodgkins’ lymphoma in February, but is on the road to recovery. Speaking to Suzanne Halliburton of the Austin American-Statesman, head coach Paul Rhoads revealed that Meyers will undergo his final round of chemotherapy on Friday. “I want to take this opportunity to talk about a young man by the name of...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State prepares to compete in Spain

For many college sports teams across the country, summer time is a valuable asset to have. Players are able to develop new skills, coaches can teach the mechanics needed to win, and teams become families. According to Iowa State, their basketball program is adding true value to the true meaning of college sports during the summer. According to College Basketball Talk, the NCAA allows...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Prohm, Cyclones prep for trip to Spain

AMES, Iowa (AP) Steve Prohm inherited more than just a talented team when he accepted the Iowa State job. He also took over a group whose personality had already been forged through years of shared experiences - good and bad. Prohm and the Cyclones are about to truly get to know one another. Iowa State opened practice Monday in preparation for a four-game trip to Barcelona, Valencia...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Football Blasts France 82-0 at World Championship

The United States is the undisputed football power, so fortunately for the country, its team is dominating at the IFAF American Football World Championship. France was the latest team in the way, but the United States’ collection of former-college-but-not-professional players cruised to an 82-0 victory. What a game by @USNFT as they advance to the GOLD MEDAL GAME!!! pic.twitter...
Via Sportsnaut
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa State’s Deonte Burton wins local dunk contest

I have always preferred to watch college basketball dunk contests as opposed to the contest that takes place at NBA All-Star Weekend every year. Over the last few years, the NBA dunk contest has focused on becoming too flashy. In college contests, they just go out and dunk. That is exactly what Iowa State redshirt junior Deonte Burton did at the 2015 YMCA Capital City League dunk...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State stadium expansion nearly complete

A football team in the Big 12 is getting a facility upgrade, and it is not who you may expect. Brad Pautsch, of KTIV in Iowa, is reporting that the Iowa State Cyclones are in the process of a stadium expansion and will soon be the third largest stadium in the Big 12 behind Texas and Oklahoma. The same Cyclones football team that hasn’t had a winning season since 2009. Specifically...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State expanding stadium to 61,000

AMES, Iowa (AP) One of the many reasons cited for Iowa State's lack of success in football was a stadium experience that often fell flat. That shouldn't be much of an excuse much longer. The Cyclones are in the final stages of a major renovation to the stadium's south end zone, part of a $60 million expansion of Jack Trice Stadium that is set to be completed in late August. It's...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State's Steve Prohm announces coaching staff selections

  New Iowa State coach Steve Prohm will keep assistant T.J. Otzelberger on his staff next season. Prohm announced his assistant coaches Monday, two weeks after being hired to replace Fred Hoiberg. Otzelberger, who worked at Iowa State under both Greg McDermott and Hoiberg, was rehired by Hoiberg shortly before he left to take over the Chicago Bulls. Otzelberger interviewed for the...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State running back Martinez Syria no longer with team

Iowa State Cyclones running back Martinez Syria has been dismissed from the team. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported the story. According to Cyclones head coach Paul Rhoads, Syria was dismissed due to a violation of team rules. The former three-star recruit out of Houston’s Nimitz High School appeared in five games last year and rushed for 47 yards and...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Prohm named head coach at Iowa State

It was just last week when former Iowa State Cyclones head coach Fred Hoiberg was introduced as the new head coach of the Chicago Bulls. On Monday, it was reported the defending Big 12 champions have found their coach of the future. According to College Basketball Talk, Murray State head coach Steve Prohm has agreed with the Cyclones to take the same position. This seems like it...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Prohm set to become the next head coach of the Iowa State Cyclones

The Iowa State Cyclones have hired Murray State’s coach Steve Prohm to replace Fred Hoiberg. Prohm, 40, is a two-time Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year and comprised a 104-29 record in four seasons since taking over as Murray State’s head coach. During his first year, he led the Racers to a round of 32 appearance in the NCAA tournament, but fell short of the big dance...
Via isportsweb.com
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Prohm Date: Iowa State’s Hire is as Good as it Could Have Been

It feels like only yesterday since Iowa State had its basketball program turned upside down by the departure of Fred Hoiberg. After all, Hoiberg wasn’t the Mayor of Ames for no reason. Really, honestly, what Hoiberg did for the university was incredible. Between helping to put it on the map of being a national contender on a yearly basis, to changing the expectations we have...
Via The Student Section
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Prohm Date: Iowa State’s Hire is as Good as it Could Have Been

It feels like only yesterday since Iowa State had its basketball program turned upside down by the departure of Fred Hoiberg. After all, Hoiberg wasn’t the Mayor of Ames for no reason. Really, honestly, what Hoiberg did for the university was incredible. Between helping to put it on the map of being a national contender on a yearly basis, to changing the expectations we have...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fred Hoiberg gives final Iowa State press conference

Though former Iowa State Cyclones head men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg is now in the NBA and coaching the Chicago Bulls, he isn’t a man to not say goodbye. The ISU alum returned to Ames and gave his final press conference for the school, which currently ranks No. 4 in the NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk “Way Too Early” Rankings. Though it may seem Hoiberg had little...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cyclones want 'return on investment' from Fred Hoiberg's replacement

  Iowa State President Steven Leath said Thursday he is ''open minded'' about how much the university is willing to pay its next basketball coach. The Cyclones largesse will apparently have its limits. Leath spoke to reporters for the first time since Fred Hoiberg left to take over the NBA's Chicago Bulls. Leath said he intends to be interview all the finalists identified by athletic...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek pulls out of Iowa State coaching consideration

Iowa State is looking for former head coach Fred Hoiberg’s successor, but Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek will not be it. According to Chris Williams of Cyclone Fanatic, Iowa State reached out to the former Cyclone and offered a meeting with AD Jamie Pollard and school president Steve Heath, but Hornacek turned it down. Instead, he will remain with Phoenix, with whom he has...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State considering Prohm, Hunter as Hoiberg successor

Iowa State is searching for its next head men’s basketball coach in the wake of Fred Hoiberg leaving for the Chicago Bulls, and a shortlist of candidates has emerged. According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the university has set its sights on Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood as well as Murray State’s Steve Prohm. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated noted that former NBA assistant...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa State’s AD, President At Odds over Hoiberg’s Successor

Now that former Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg has made the jump to the NBA, having just agreed to become the coach of the Chicago Bulls, the university needs to name his successor. Unfortunately, it looks like that process is going to take a while. According to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish, AD Jamie Pollard wants to hire team assistant T.J. Otzelberger. There’s nothing to suggest...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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