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RECRUITING: Foster cuts list to Iowa State & Iowa

The top in-state prospect in the class of 2020 has narrowed his college options.

Oskaloosa 7-footer Xavier Foster will make his college decision between Iowa State and Iowa on Nov. 11, according to a report by the Des Moines Register‘s Matthew Bain.

Foster, who has long been one of the top players on Iowa State’s 2020 recruiting board, is considered the No. 59 player in the country and No. 10 center along with being the best player in the state of Iowa, according to 247Composite. He has visited Iowa State nearly 10 times since receiving an offer from the Cyclones in Oct. 2016.

He is expected to sign with whichever school he chooses when the early signing period opens on Nov. 13.

Iowa State currently holds two commitments in the 2020 cycle in four-star forward Dudley Blackwell and three-star guard Jalen Walker. Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more.

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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