Hoiberg lands at No. 15 on ESPN’s list of head coaches

The painful wait has come to an end. 

Within ESPN’s month-long tease to name college basketball’s top 50 coaches, Fred Hoiberg’s name has finally surfaced. 

According to the mother-ship, The Mayor is the 15th best coach in America. 

CLICK HERE to read ESPN’s flattering piece on Hoibeg. Hoiberg, who will coach his fifth season in Ames beginning this fall, is notably above former Kansas coach (currently at North Carolina), Roy Williams at 16. 

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.