Rashad Vaughn trims his list

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According to his Twitter feed, Iowa State’s top target in its basketball class of 2014 has trimmed his list to 11. The Cyclones did in fact make the cut. 

Rashad Vaughn, who ranks as the seventh-best prospect in college basketball’s class of 2014, narrowed his list down to: Kentucky, North Carolina, Baylor, UConn, Kansas, UNLV, Arizona, Georgetown, UCLA, Minnesota and Iowa State (in no particular order). 

Vaughn, who recent announced that he’d play for Findley Prep in Las Vegas next season, has visited Iowa State numerous times. 


Well it’s better be on this list than not. 

Still, if you narrow your list down to 11 schools, can we really consider that narrowing it?

Apparently so, as this article is on our front page right now and will probably receive more pageviews than anything we’ve published during the month of July. 

Take this "news" for what it is. Iowa State made the next cut to potentially land what would be the most prized basketball recruiting in school history. But there is a long ways to go. The competition to land Vaughn is obviously fierce (just look at that list) and the fact is, he’ll probably make his decision sometime in the spring. 

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.