WATCH: New ISU commit Hason Ward scores 14 points in VCU win over St. Peter’s

Nov 24, 2021; Nassau, BHS; Virginia Commonwealth Rams forward Hason Ward (20) grabs a rebound past Syracuse Orange forward Cole Swider (21) during the first half in the 2021 Battle 4 Atlantis at Imperial Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Watch highlights from new Iowa State commit Hason Ward’s 14-point, nine-rebound performance in VCU’s season-opening win over St. Peter’s last November in the video below.

The 6-foot-9 forward from St. Thomas, Barbados announced his pledge to the program late Saturday night. He appeared in 29 games and started 24 for the Rams this past season, averaging 6.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 20.3 minutes per game.

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