I can tell Randy Peterson is back on the Cyclone beat without even reading the by-line. I like how he's trying to fan the flames when apparently there isn't any fire.

ISU men's basketball: After chat with parents, Staiger confirms he's returning to Ames | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register

Staiger said he labored in Iowa State’s defense-first, structured offense after offseason surgery.

“The only problem I had with that style at times was that because of my knee operation, I wasn’t able to perform up to my fullest ability,” Staiger said. “I wasn’t frustrated with anything as far as coach McDermott’s style.”