White named to Naismith Midseason 30 Watch List

By Chris Williams, Publisher 

Iowa State’s sophomore forward Royce White was recognized on Wednesday as one of 30 players named to the Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Midseason Watch List.

White is the only player in America that is currently leading his team in points (12.8) , rebounds (9.2), assists (5.1), blocks and steals per game. White has been named the Big 12’s Rookie of the Week three times this season.

White is also one of only 12 players in the country to record a triple-double this season.

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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.