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Hoops: Olu to visit, Okoro picks up Big 12 offer & more

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher A bunch of Iowa State basketball recruiting nuggets for you on a Monday... Olu Ashaolu to visit I spoke with Olu Ashaolu on the phone last night. Ashaolu, a 6-foot-7 senior to be is leaving Louisiana Tech with one season to play. Think Jake Anderson here...Ashaolu...

Williams Blog: Notes from Kansas City

CycloneFanatic.com’s coverage of the 2010 Big 12 Basketball Tournaments is brought to you by Wilson Toyota of Ames. By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com PublisherOne member of the local media referred to Tuesday’s Iowa State men’s basketball “practice” as a “dog and pony show.”That seemed pretty ...

Williams Blog: One amazing loss

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Let’s play a quick game here Fanatics. Act like today’s 75-72 loss to Colorado hasn’t already happened okay…Just pretend that while reading this, it is yesterday. It is Friday night and I can see the futu...

CF Mailbag: 2-25

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Happy Thursday Cyclone Fanatics. I apologize for this week’s mailbag column being a day late. Yesterday kind of got away from me with the basketball game, along with some other business items. Let’s get to it sha...

Williams Blog: A microcosm

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Over the course of the past 12 hours, inside of my mind, I’ve broken down, dissected, analyzed and picked to pieces Iowa State’s 69-64 loss to Oklahoma State. The more I think about it, the more confident I am i...

Williams Blog: Another tough one

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher Happy Thursday Fanatics! What a beautiful day to wake up in Central Iowa, or wherever else you are logging on from here this morning. Yes, the Clones dropped to 2-7 in the Big 12 last night in a 65-56 loss to Mis...

McDermott: 2-8 presser transcript

As he does every Monday, Iowa State's men's basketball coach Greg McDermott met with members of the media this afternoon. Here's the complete transcript of what went down. Opening Statement “Missouri presents some challenges that we haven’t seen yet this...

Williams Blog: That looked familiar

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher When you pick up your local Sunday paper tomorrow, here is what you are going to read concerning Iowa State’s 79-75 loss to Kansas State. The Cyclones played very well in the first half and then, like we’ve s...

Video: Colvin grew up in a hurry

After Iowa State's 64-63 win over Colorado on Saturday night, Greg McDermott said that freshman point guard Chris Colvin had played his best game ever in a Cyclone uniform. This all comes after Colvin served a suspension earlier in the month. All signs point to ...