Basketball

RECRUITING: Iowa State hosting five-star 2020 prospect next month

Iowa State will host one of the top prospects in the 2020 class next month. Five-star Minneapolis point guard Jalen Suggs has scheduled an unofficial visit to Ames for Oct. 15, according to a report by Northstar Hoops Report‘s Ryan James.

Suggs is rated as the No. 6 prospect in the 2020 class and No. 1 point guard by 247Composite. The 6-foot-4, 170-pound floor general is the top player in Minnesota and is rated as the No. 4 player in the nation by 247.

Suggs’ other offers include Kansas, Baylor, Creighton, Marquette, Memphis, Minnesota and a host of other major programs. He took an unofficial visit to Iowa State on Oct. 14 of last year after landing an offer in September.

The Minnehaha Academy-upper School product also holds an offer from the Cyclones in football.

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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.