Will Clyburn commits to Iowa State

By Chris Williams, Publisher

Well that didn’t take long.

On Monday night, former Utah Ute Will Clyburn that it was down to Iowa State and Utah. On Tuesday morning, Clyburn made his decision.

“I just want to build a better relationship with Coach (Fred) Hoiberg on my visit. I’ve pretty much known that Iowa State is where I want to be,” Clyburn said. “It is a great spot for me. I’ve gone ahead and made the decision that being off a year and then playing at Iowa State will make me a better ball player”

Clyburn, a 6-foot-7, 200-pound wing averaged 17.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per game as a junior at Utah. Both of those statistics placed him third individually in the Mountain West Conference. Clyburn played junior college ball for two seasons at Marshalltown Community College.

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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.