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Prentiss Nixon undergoing surgery to repair bone spurs in ankle

Feb 4, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Colorado State Rams guard Prentiss Nixon (11) dribbles during a game against the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels at Thomas & Mack Center. Colorado State won the game 69-49. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Transfer guard Prentiss Nixon will undergo surgery to repair bone spurs in his left ankle, according to a report by the Ames Tribune‘s Travis Hines. The sit-out transfer from Colorado State is expected to be sidelined 4-to-6 weeks while he recovers from the surgery.

Nixon averaged 16.1 points and shot 33 percent from 3-point range as a junior for the Rams last season. He will sit out the 2018-19 season before being eligible to suit up for the Cyclones in 2019-20.

The news of Nixon’s surgery adds to the list of Cyclones missing time this summer as Zion Griffin (arthroscopic knee surgery), Nick Weiler-Babb (internship) and Cameron Lard (enrolled in wellness center) are all expected to be away from on-court team activities for extended periods of time.

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.

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