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Hans Brase out with sprained ankle vs. Maryland Eastern Shore

Nov 16, 2017; Conway, SC, USA; Iowa State Cyclones forward Hans Brase (30) looks to pass the ball while defended by Appalachian State Mountaineers forward Griffin Kinney (5) during the first half of the game at The HTC Center. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State senior forward Hans Brase will not play Wednesday night against Maryland Eastern Shore due to a sprained ankle suffered in practice, according to a report by the Ames Tribune‘s Travis Hines.

Our own Chris Williams reports Brase is expected to return in time for Iowa State’s Big 12 opener against Kansas State on Dec. 29. He will be re-evaluated when the team returns from its Christmas break early next week.

The loss of Brase leaves Iowa State with only seven available players for Wednesday night’s game against the Hawks. Sophomore guard Jakolby Long will dress for the contest, but will not be available to play while junior forward Zoran Talley is still out with a stress fracture in his foot.

Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic after the game for more on this story.

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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.