Kane wins second straight Big 12 Player of the Week award

For the second week in a row, Iowa State senior DeAndre Kane has been named the Big 12’s Player of the week. 

Kane narrowly missed a triple-double in Iowa State’s New Years Eve victory over Northern Illinois by recording 16 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds. In Saturday’s 73-62 win over Texas Tech, Kane had 15 points with six assists and two rebounds. 

Kane has been awarded a Big 12 player or newcomer of the week award four times already this season. 

Iowa State will host Baylor on Tuesday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. 

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.