RECRUITING: Three-star forward set to take unofficial visit to ISU on Tuesday

Three-star 2018 forward Talen Horton-Tucker will take an unofficial visit to Iowa State on Tuesday, according to a report by the Ames Tribune‘s Travis Hines, which was confirmed by Cyclone Fanatic‘s Chris Williams.

The 6-foot-5, 210-pound prospect, who attends Simeon in Chicago, is rated as the No. 253 player in the 2018 class by 247Composite. He’s the No. 59 small forward in the country and No. 5 player in the state of Illinois. He’s the No. 212 player in the country and is rated as an 87 by 247.

Horton’s other offers include Purdue, Northwestern, DePaul, Missouri and a handful of other schools. He’s reportedly received interest from Illinois and Michigan State.

Iowa State currently has five scholarships open for the 2018 class.

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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.