Cooke commits

Iowa State’s basketball roster for the 2014-15 season is now official as Oregon State transfer Hallice Cooke committed to the Cyclones on Monday night, according to a source. 

Cooke, a who averaged 8.2 points per game as a freshman in the Pac-12, will fill Iowa State’s 13th and final scholarship on the 2014-15 squad. Expect some sort of official announcement of Cooke signing withe program on Tuesday. 

This commitment comes as no surprise. Cooke officially visited Iowa State earlier this month. Since then, he gave St. Joseph’s and Dayton visits as well. All along though, Iowa State was considered a strong front-runner. 

Cooke will have three years of eligibility when beginning in the 2015-16 season. Due to NCAA transfer rules, he will be forced to sit out next season. will have more coverage of the commitment on Tuesday. 

CLICK HERE to view our updated and finalized scholarship chart for the 2014-15 campaign. 

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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.