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MBB: Cyclones #7 in first USA Today coaches poll

 Another preseason poll, another top-10 placement for Coach Steve Prohm‘s Iowa State Cyclones.

 USA Today released its first men’s basketball coaches poll today and the Georges Niang-led Cyclones rank seventh in the nation.

 Here’s a link to the full poll.

 The Big 12 is well-represented — especially in the top 10.

 Kansas is slotted No. 5. Oklahoma is pegged at eighth. Baylor is No. 21 and West Virginia sits at 23rd. 



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Rob, an Ames native, joined Cyclone Fanatic in August, 2014 after nearly a decade and a half of working at Iowa's two largest newspapers. He spent 10 years at the Des Moines Register and, after a brief stint in public relations, joined the Cedar Rapids Gazette as an Iowa State correspondent three years ago. Rob specializes in feature stories for CF.

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