An ESPN insider article that shows the top 25 programs for the future.

College Basketball Future Power Rankings - Teams most likely to succeed over next three seasons - ESPN

Iowa State comes in at 25.

They rank teams on 5 categories. Coaching, Current talent, recruiting, program power, and stability.

Out of ten ISU ranks in each category:

Coaching: 8.1
Current Talent: 7
Recruiting: 6.8
Power Program: 6.5
Stability: 7.4

All the insiders made comments about Iowa State and they all focused on how amazing and dreamy Fred is.