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DeAndre Kane’s bank account had a good Tuesday

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Former Iowa State guard DeAndre Kane’s bank account had a pretty good Tuesday.

Kane helped lead Overseas Elite to a win in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament, and reportedly earned $174 thousand of the $2 million awarded to the champions.

TBT is made up of teams composed of former pros, college stars and other guys from all walks of life. Former Texas guard Myck Kabongo and former St. Johns guard DJ Kennedy were a couple of the other notable names on Kane’s team.

Overseas Elite beat a squad made up of former Colorado Buffaloes in the final. They upset No. 1 seed City of Gods, who featured former NBA lottery pick Dermarr Johnson, in the semi-finals.

Not a bad way to make a little cash if you ask me.

Jared Stansbury

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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.