Long transferring from Iowa State

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State sophomore guard Jakolby Long is transferring from the men’s basketball program, head coach Steve Prohm announced Tuesday.

“We appreciate Jakolby’s effort and hard work for our program,” Prohm said. “He has been a good teammate and we wish him the best as he moves forward academically and athletically.”

Long, a Mustang, Oklahoma native, saw action in 22 games for the Cyclones in 2017-18. He averaged 1.9 points in 9.5 minutes per game.

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.