YCCL Recap: Bowie uses summer to prep for Big 12

WEST DES MOINES – Northern Illinois and Iowa State are not on the same level in comparing basketball programs. Graduate transfer Darrell Bowie has noticed that during his transition from DeKalb to Ames. “It’s a huge difference,” Bowie said. “But it has b...

Morris, Mitrou-Long heading to camps

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications. AMES, Iowa – Iowa State seniors Monté Morris and Nazareth Mitrou-Long have been selected to take part in a pair of prestigious camps this month in California.Morris, a Flint, Mich...

WILLIAMS: Post-4th of July Musings

I see you. After that three-day 4th of July weekend, you’re lounging in your work cubicle with some awful posture, a puffy face and a glazed over look in your eyes that screams “hot dog, Busch Light and way too much America” coma.I dig it.Hey, at least it’s a short...

CCL Recap: Morris using learning experience of CP3 camp

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Victor Oladipo wasn’t on the other side anymore. That was the case on Wednesday night for Monte Morris at the YMCA Capital City League.It was Morris’ first night back since returning from the CP3 Elite Guard camp, and no longer...

Monte Morris to participate in CP3 Elite Guards camp

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MONDAY MUSINGS: Year one of Steve Prohm was a success

1 – Time flies.As of last week, it has officially been one calendar year since Steve Prohm was hired as Iowa State’s head basketball coach. So much has changed since Prohm’s somewhat awkward opening press conference, and it all starts with the man himself.If y...

Cornell Mann lands his first job since Iowa State

It's good to see Cornell Mann find a landing spot. The former Iowa State assistant to Fred Hoiberg announced a new gig with Oakland yesterday. He joins the staff of Greg Kampe, where he will go on to be reunited with former Cyclone Sherron Dorsey-Walker. Mann, a Mic...

Who should go No. 1 in the YCCL draft?

There wasn’t any doubt who would go No. 1 in the YMCA Capital City League draft last season. It wasn’t going to take much thought for Derek Hannah to pick Georges Niang for his team, ADIO Chiropractic.That won’t be the case when the group of basketball mind...

NBC tabs Monte Morris as a way-too-early All-American

NBC Sports has already released its way-too-early 2016-17 college basketball preseason All-American roster and Iowa State point guard Monte Morris is on it. The senior out of Flint, Mich. made the list along with Duke’s Grayson Allen, Villanova’s Josh Hart, Kansas’ Josh Jackson and Cal’s Ivan Rabb.Morris will have some stiff competi...

MAILBAG: What is a successful first season for Campbell?

Happy Wednesday. It’s been a while since I emptied out the ole mailbag. Enjoy, starting with a couple of fine questions from Cyclones500 on the forums.Cyclones500 writes: What is minimum W-L in 2016 for you to consider Campbell's first season a "positive ...