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Naz Mitrou-Long named to Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament team

Iowa State senior Naz Mitrou-Long was among the standouts at this weekend’s Portsmouth Invitational and was named to the all-tournament team. He was one of 12 players selected for the team.

Mitrou-Long averaged 18.3 points per game, which was the fourth-highest scoring average in the tournament. He made a tournament-high 14 3-pointers while shooting 40 percent from deep.

Deonte Burton finished the tournament averaging 14.7 points, 3.7 assists, 1.7 steals and 2.0 blocks per game. He shot 51 percent from the floor while leading his squad Portsmouth Partnership to the tournament championship.

As always, Burton was no stranger to a few highlights.

Houston guard Damyean Dotson was named the tournament’s most valuable player. Other notable players on the all-tournament team include Duke’s Matt Jones, Monmouth’s Justin Robinson, Georgia’s JJ Frazier and Middle Tennessee State’s JaCorey Williams.

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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.

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