ESPN lists Niang as top returning power forward

America has caught on to what the folks in Ames have known for quite a while. Georges Niang is one of the best power forwards in college basketball. 

On Thursday morning, national college basketball writer Dana O’Neil released her "power forwards to watch" column for the 2014-15 season. Niang was honored by receiving a feature photo in the piece along with being listed beside four other returnees. 

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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.