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Women's Basketball

Durr undergoes successful Tommy John surgery

Junior guard Emily Durr underwent successful Tommy John surgery on her right arm on April 3, according to a report by the Ames Tribune’s Ian Murphy. The expected timetable for recovery is four to five months.

Durr averaged 8.6 points and 2.9 rebounds per game during her third season in Ames. Both of those numbers are career-highs. She knocked down 56 3-pointers on 33 percent shooting while helping the Cyclones reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.

Durr’s role is expected to expand even further during her final season as she’ll be the only senior on the roster.

Jared Stansbury


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.