REPORT: ISU expected to host Tennessee transfer big man


Iowa State has a long way to go on filling out its roster for the 2017-18 season, and they’re taking steps to remedy that with a visitor this week. Tennessee transfer Ray Kasongo is set to visit Iowa State on Thursday, per ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.

The 6-foot-8-inch, forward average 1.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in 21 games last season for the Volunteers.

He went to Tennessee after spending his freshman season at the College of Southern Idaho where he averaged 6.0 points and 4.9 rebounds. 

Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more on this story as it develops.

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