Talking with T.J. – On the importance of the Baylor game & more

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As we near the end of February, every game is a big game in the world of college basketball. That’s especially the case for Iowa State this season – a team that many consider to be on the NCAA Tournament’s "bubble" at this point in time. 

Want the latest on Iowa State basketball? Yesterday morning, I stopped in to chat with Iowa State associate head coach T.J. Otzelberger to get his thoughts on the season at this point in time. 

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.