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Basketball

Rivals gives Lindell Wigginton ratings bump

Four-star point guard Lindell Wigginton (COURTESY: @jwherron10 on Twitter)

Iowa State signee Lindell Wigginton got a nice ratings bump from Rivals when the site released their newest rankings for the 2017 class on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-1 four-star point guard jumped up nine spots to No. 31, five spots behind the last five-star on the list.

The Oak Hill Academy product is averaging 17.7 points, 4.4 assists and 3.7 rebounds so far during his senior season. He’s shooting 48 percent from the field and 32 percent from 3-point range.

Wigginton and fellow ISU signee Terrence Lewis, who stayed steady at No. 116 in the Rivals rankings, were both named nominees for the McDonald’s All-American game over the weekend. The final teams will be selected by the game organizers from the list of nominees.

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.