Cheick Diallo picks Kansas

Cheick Diallo will play in Hilton Coliseum next year after all. 

In a Kansas uniform. 

The blue-chip big man verbally committed to the Jayhawks on Tuesday afternoon. He primarily chose Kansas over Kentucky and St. John’s, who finished in a distant third. 

What does this mean for the Cyclones?

Not much.

If you’ve been paying attention at all over the last few week, Iowa State hasn’t been a serious contender for some time. 

The Cyclones still have two scholarships to give this offseason before the 2015-16 campaign begins. 

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.