• Fanatics -

    Thank you for your patience today and welcome to the newest version of Cyclone Fanatic!

    Most of the changes we have made are very simple, but will greatly improve your user experience while visiting the website.

    We have upgraded our forum software to speed things up. Our homepage is much cleaner and should be even more mobile friendly than before.

    We appreciate your loyalty and are committed to not only keeping Cyclone Fanatic in tip-top shape, but continuing to build this community for the next decade and beyond.

    We ask that if you are experiences any glitches to let us know in this thread . Will will be diligently working on the site all day.

    Thanks again.

    Chris Williams - Publisher
Cyclones to play in 2020 Emerald Coast Classic – CycloneFanatic.com
Basketball

Cyclones to play in 2020 Emerald Coast Classic

Mar 22, 2019; Tulsa, OK, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Steve Prohm looks on during the first half against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at BOK Center. Mandatory Credit: Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team will return to the Emerald Coast Classic from Nov. 27-29 at The Arena on the campus of Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida. The Cyclones won the tournament in 2015, Steve Prohm’s first season at Iowa State.

The tournament will feature Florida, Illinois and Oregon along with the Cyclones. The Cyclones defeated Illinois in the 2015 championship game.

First and second-round games will be played at on-campus sites with four third-round games played on Nov. 27. Consolation round games are scheduled Nov. 28 with the third-place and championship game set for Nov. 29.

Emerald Coast Classic History

2019 — Florida State, champion; Purdue, runner-up

2018 — Cincinnati, champion; Mississippi, runner-up

2017 — TCU, champion; St. Bonaventure, runner-up

2016 — Virginia, champion; Providence, runner-up

2015 — Iowa State, champion; Illinois, runner-up

2014 — Mississippi, champion; Cincinnati, runner-up

Jared Stansbury

administrator

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.

@cyclonefanatic

Recent Posts