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Basketball

Deonte Burton scores 15 points in Reese’s All-Star Game

Mar 18, 2017; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Deonte Burton (30) dunks the ball during the second half of the game against the Purdue Boilermakers in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics Communication.

PHOENIX – Iowa State senior Deonte Burton became the seventh Cyclone to play in the NABC’s All-Star game at the Final Four. Burton scored a team-high 15 points as his West team fell to the East team, 121-90, Friday evening at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Burton, who got the start for the West, opened the game with a three-pointer on the opening possession and thrilled the crowd with multiple big dunks.

Burton also had four rebounds and two assists in the game. He was 7-for-12 from the field.

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.