Big 12 honors DeAndre Kane, again

DeAndre Kane has been honored by the Big 12, again.

Kane averaged 21.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists in Iowa State’s wins over Texas and TCU last week. The senior was named the Big 12’s Newcomer of the Week for the third time this season on Monday morning.

Kane, whose field goal percentage was 55.6 last week, has also been the Big 12’s Player of the Week twice this season.

Iowa State (21-5, 9-5) will host West Virginia (15-12, 7-7) on Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum. The game will tip at 7 p.m. and be televised on on your local Big 12 Network affiliate. 

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.