Report: Northern Illinois transfer to visit Iowa State

Last week it was Maine’s Justin Edwards. 

According to Travis Hines of the Ames Tribune, this weekend former Northern Illinois wing Abdel Nader will visit Iowa State.

Cavan Walsh from first reported this news yesterday via Twitter. 

Nadar, a 6-foot-7 win, scored 13.1 points (a team high), recorded 5.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game for Northern Illinois last season as a sophomore. 

Nadar has two years of eligibility remaining for his college career and will likely have to sit next season out due to NCAA transfer rules. will keep you updated on this developing story throughout the weekend. 

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.