Rashad Vaughn trims list again; ISU very much in the running

Five-star 2014 shooting guard Rashad Vaughn has trimmed his list yet again. This time it is down to seven and yes, Iowa State has once again made the cut. 

According to ESPN, Vaughn’s list is now down to: Iowa State, Baylor, Minnesota, UNLV, Arizona, North Carolina and Kansas. According to the report, Vaughn cut Georgetown, Kentucky, UCLA and UConn from his list. 

On Monday night, Travis Hines from the Ames Tribune reported that Iowa State paid Vaughn an in-home visit. 

Vaughn is scheduled to officially visit Iowa State on Nov. 17, the same weekend that the Cyclones will host Michigan. 


Vaughn postpones UNC visit

A semi-noteworthy development…

On Monday, reported that Vaughn postponed his official visit to North Carolina that was supposed to go down this weekend. 

According to a source, there’s no need to read anything into this postponement. North Carolina is still very much alive in Vaughn’s recruitment. 

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.