RECRUITING: Iowa State offers four-star 2024 forward

Iowa State has prioritized another top prospect in the 2024 recruiting cycle.

Four-star forward Dwayne Pierce picked up an offer from the Cyclones this week, sources confirmed to Cyclone Fanatic on Friday. The offer was first reported by Adam Zagoria.

Rated as the No. 100 player in the 2024 class by 247Sports, Pierce also holds offers from Memphis, Florida State, George Washington, Georgia Tech, Illinois, LSU, Nebraska, New Mexico State, Rutgers and St. John’s.

Iowa State assistant coach Nate Schmidt is the lead recruiter on the 6-foot-5 Christ The King Regional prep considered the No. 24 small forward in the class and No. 4 player in New York by 247Sports.

T.J. Otzelberger and his staff have already started to assemble one of the best recruiting classes in the 2024 cycle with four-star guard Nojus Indrusaitis and four-star center JT Rock committed to join the program for the 2024-25 season.

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