• Fanatics -

    Thank you for your patience today and welcome to the newest version of Cyclone Fanatic!

    Most of the changes we have made are very simple, but will greatly improve your user experience while visiting the website.

    We have upgraded our forum software to speed things up. Our homepage is much cleaner and should be even more mobile friendly than before.

    We appreciate your loyalty and are committed to not only keeping Cyclone Fanatic in tip-top shape, but continuing to build this community for the next decade and beyond.

    We ask that if you are experiences any glitches to let us know in this thread . Will will be diligently working on the site all day.

    Thanks again.

    Chris Williams - Publisher
Basketball

REPORT: ISU hoops linked to former 5-star Malik Newman

5760302e6832a31f6497f

It came as a surprise to most of the college basketball world when former five-star recruit Malik Newman announced he would transfer from Mississippi State and sit out next season. In fact, it was a pretty big surprise that he decided to remain in college at all.

Iowa State is among a dozen Power 5 schools that have contacted Mississippi State about Newman’s services, according to The Clarion-Ledger.

Kansas, Purdue, Georgia Tech, Arizona, North Carolina State, Arizona State, TCU, Miami and Oregon have all contacted MSU about talking to Newman. Butler, Western Kentucky, Colorado State, Louisiana-Lafayette and Cal State-Northridge have all shown interest as well.

He declared for the NBA Draft without signing an agent after he averaged 11.3 points while playing out of position for most of his true freshman season.

Newman decided to withdraw from the draft when many in the NBA considered him a second round pick.

He’ll have to sit out next season before being elegible for the 2017-18 season.

Jared Stansbury

administrator

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.

Recent Posts