Q&A: Tony Colosimo, GM of Hilton Magic Legends

The second iteration of the Iowa State alumni-centered TBT (The Basketball Tournament, a winner-take-all, 64-team tournament with $2 million up for grabs) team got some good news early Wednesday morning when former Cyclone guard DeAndre Kane announced he would leave t...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Marquis Gilstrap

Former Cyclone star Marquis Gilstrap playing against Texas in the 2009-10 season. (Photo courtesy ISU Athletics Communications).  AMES — Two years. Three jobs. A life devoid of basketball. A torn left patellar tendon cast rising JUCO hoops star Marquis Gilstra...

Former Cyclones with NBA decisions

‘Tis the season for professional basketball players to take the next step in their careers. NBA teams are finalizing their respective training camp rosters and that means former Cyclones have to make an educated guess whether they can realistically make an NB...

Diante Garrett: Fred Hoiberg’s original point guard

 AMES — As Diante Garrett’s face flashed on big video screens arrayed above the Hilton Coliseum floor Monday, fans reacted as expected. A huge ovation ensued and Garrett smiled. There’s still love for ISU coach Fred Hoiberg’s original Cyclone point guard —...

A tough break for Diante Garrett

Former Cyclone Diante Garrett averaged 3.5 points and 1.7 assists per game last season while serving as a backup point guard for the Utah Jazz. On Friday, he was traded to the Toronto Raptors. That isn't the entire story though. According to multiple reports, the Raptors ...

Blum: Monster NBA Draft Preview

I like to joke on Twitter that I am one of only eight NBA fans in Iowa. I fully realize this is incorrect. There are actually 17 fans. As one of the self-proclaimed defenders of the Association in the state, I get pumped up for NBA Draft night. I feel like a 16...