CFTV: The jokester Georges at Big 12 Media Day

KANSAS CITY — Iowa State senior forward Georges Niang was in his element Tuesday at Big 12 media day in Kansas City. In this CFTV production, Niang talks with Cyclone Fanatic’s Jared Stansbury to rebut Montè Morris’ claims that Niang isn’t funny, explain what he would be if he wasn’t a basketball player and more.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.