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RECRUITING: Cyclones in the top-three for Justin Turner

Mar 16, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; Bowling Green Falcons guard Justin Turner (10) drives to the basket against Buffalo Bulls forward Nick Perkins (33) of the MAC conference tournament championship game at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State continues to be under consideration by one of the nation’s top graduate transfers.

Multiple time first-team All-MAC guard Justin Turner included Iowa State in his top-three over the weekend. The 6-foot-4 Detroit native cut his list to include the Cyclones, Marquette and Missouri with a final decision expected sometime this week, according to The Stadium‘s Jeff Goodman.

Turner averaged more than 18 points per game each of the last two seasons for the Falcons and is a career 37.3 percent 3-point shooter. He added 4.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists this past season while finishing fourth in the Mid-American Conference in scoring.

Iowa State currently has four scholarships open for the 2020 spring recruiting cycle.

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.