IOWA STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Football: How long until Trent can contribute after injury?

Iowa State defensive tackle Vernell Trent broke his leg during spring practice. What is the timeframe for Trent returning to the field?
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
21 hours ago

Video: Campbell on the spring evaluation period

The spring evaluation period for college football recruiting is winding down. Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell discusses how it went for the Cyclones in this Ames Tribune video.

Football: Who were ISU’s top two linebackers in the spring?

Iowa State linebackers coach Tyson Veidt called Willie Harvey one of the two best linebackers from spring practice. File Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

Football: What three receivers stood out in the spring?

Three players stood out to Iowa State wide receiver coach Bryan Gasser during spring practice and possibly the most surprising didn’t come to Ames to play on the perimeter.

Men’s Basketball: ISU to play Vanderbilt in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Iowa State men’s basketball will head to Vanderbilt on Jan. 28 for the SEC/Big 12 challenge, the Big 12 announced on Tuesday morning.

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
8 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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
20 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
20 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
27 days ago  |  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

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

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

Iowa State football players save a life while on spring break

When you go to South Padre Island, Texas for spring break, you have certain expectations about what’s going to happen. You’re going to go swimming. You’re going to party. Jell-O shots will be involved. And you’ll probably get sunburned. One thing you don’t expect to happen is that you’ll have to save someone’s life. In the case of four current and two former Iowa State...
Via The Comeback
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cheerleader Has A Name, Seems Okay After Getting Hit In The Face

Every year during March Madness, for one reason or another, there seems to be at least one student – whether it’s a band member or a cheerleader – who captures the hearts of America. This year, it’s Iowa State cheerleader Katherine Coker. Coker was hit squarely in the face by a basketball during the Cyclones’ contest against Virginia and promptly left the court in tears...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa State Cheerleader Leaves Game After Getting Hit In Face With Ball (Video)

Friday night was one to forget for Iowa State basketball. The Cyclones lost 84-71 to No. 1 seed Virginia in the Sweet 16 round of the Midwest region, ending their impressive season. An Iowa State cheerleader also had to leave the game in the second half when a pass bounced off a Cyclones player’s foot and hit her in the face. She left the game and received a nice applause from...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

This Iowa State Cheerleader Continues to Cheer After Taking a Basketball to the Face and Being Escorted Away in Tears

Iowa State took an L in their Sweet 16 matchup against Virginia, but it was not the fault of this gutsy cheerleader. With a few minutes remaining in the game, a kicked ball shot straight for the cheerleader's face as she innocently sat near the baseline. The ball drilled her in the side of the face and she crumpled to the floor. She immediately burst into tears and had to be escorted...
Via Stack
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cyclones cheerleader takes kicked ball to the face

Iowa State’s game against Virginia went about as well as the following Cyclones’ cheerleader’s night.  Not great.  Late in the second half of ISU’s Sweet 16 game against the Cavaliers, an Iowa State cheerleader was nailed in the face by a loose ball. She exited the floor in tears.  Iowa St cheerleader takes kicked ball off the face pic.twitter.com/IjpWDHP6Cq —...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Sounds like Cyclones will have home-court

The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, with games Friday night in Philadelphia and Chicago (all times Eastern): 7:02 p.m. Looks and SOUNDS like Iowa State will have a distinct home-court advantage for its Sweet 16 game against top-seeded Virginia. The stands behind the Cyclones' bench were filled with fans dressed in red and gold, and they were loud when their favorite...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iowa State's Basketball Coach Dances After Sweet 16 Berth

Steve Prohm joined the long list of head coaches with funny, weird or flat-out awful dance celebrations after his Iowa State Cyclones clinched a berth to the NCAA Tournament's Round of 16. Iowa State beat Arkansas-Little Rock 78-61 on Sunday. The 41-year-old Prohm wanted to get involved with his team's celebration in the locker room, so he did his best to show his players his...
Via Stack
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Georges Niang was too paranoid about upset to sleep

Georges Niang is happy to get the first win of the tourney out of the way. The Iowa State star said after leading his Cyclones to victory over Iona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday that he couldn’t sleep the night before because he was too paranoid about being upset. “I didn’t get any sleep last night because I was just so paranoid about hearing about UAB...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas Fans Gave Iowa State’s Georges Niang A Post-Game Standing Ovation

Kansas beat conference rival Iowa State this afternoon to close out the regular season. After the game, Jayhawks fans made a classy impression with the way they recognized ISU’s senior star Georges Niang. Niang, a 2,000-point scorer during his time with the Cyclones, received a standing ovation from the Allen Fieldhouse crowd according to various media members in attendance. ...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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