Thomas, Morris make summer debuts in CCL

Matt Thomas and Monte Morris each suited up for ADIO Chiropractic for the first time this summer in the YMCA Capital City League Wednesday night and the duo walked away with a 122-118 double-overtime victory over Renaissance Granite.

Thomas, who was recently arrested for an OWI, led ADIO with 30 points and 13 rebounds. Morris, who has been overseas participating in an international tournament, had 29 points respectively. 

For Renaissance, Georges Niang was not in attendance but walk-on Kourtlin Jackson led his team with 32 points.

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Hallice Cooke stays hot

It hasn’t taken long for Hallice Cooke to get comfortable in the CCL. The Oregon State transfer went 5-for-9 from 3-point range on Wednesday night as the Walnut Creek YMCA routed Coca-Cola 124-99 in game No. 2 of the night. Cooke ended the evening with a team-high 31 points. 

Cooke’s teammate, Jameel McKay, had 20 points and 16 rebounds in the win.

Opposite of that pair were Cyclones Sherron Dorsey-Walker and Dustin Hogue, who scored 25 and 21 respectively. 

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Edozie owns the glass

Daniel Edozie was close, but didn’t quite reach Jameel McKay’s 32-rebounds (in a game) record on Wednesday night. The Iowa State senior snagged 27 boards in Phoenix Renewable Resources128-120 victory over  Capital Orthopedic’s. Edozie scored 22 points to go with his wild rebounding statistic. 

Edozie’s teammate, Naz Long, did not play because of a groin injury. The junior is expected to miss at least the next week of CCL play. 

Clayton Custer went 7-of-10 from 3-point range and led Capital Ortho with 45 points. Abdel Nader did not play. 

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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.