Hoiberg’s job safe heading into the offseason

Apr 2, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg speaks to an official against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Despite chants of "fire Ho...

MONDAY MUSINGS: Hoops recruiting evolution & the HoiBulls

Apr 2, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg speaks to an official against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports It’s interesting. Five to 10 y...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Scott Christopherson

Scott Christopherson exulted, then knelt, positioning his lips toward center court at Hilton Coliseum. The slick-shooting guard finally planted a parting smooch on the hardwood after a rousing comeback senior night win in 2012 over Baylor — and none of ...

FAN POST: Celebrating great moments of a special era

The following is a special to Cyclone Fanatic written by Iowa State fan, Kyle Oppenhuizen. Kyle, an Iowa State alum, is the communications project manager  for the Greater Des Moines Partnership. You can follow him on Twitter @KyleOppenhuizen .  Why do we watch sports? As I have recently come to term...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Abdel Nader

 Former Cyclones star Abdel Nader (4) shoots over Iowa Energy players Sunday, March 5, at Wells Fargo Arena. Nader scored 14 points and helped the Maine Red Claws win, 110-82. (Rob Gray photo) DES MOINES — His long, powerful legs bent awkwardly, uncomfort...

Georges Niang opens up on NBA experience in return to Ames

Jan 12, 2017; London, United Kingdom; Indiana Pacers forward Georges Niang heads to the court before a NBA game against the Denver Nuggets at the O2 Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports AMES --- Georges Niang may currently wear the blue and gold of t...

BLUM: Road Warriors

Feb 15, 2017; Manhattan, KS, USA; The Iowa State Cyclones and Kansas State Wildcats players look on as Wildcats guard Barry Brown (not pictured) shoots free throw at Fred Bramlage Coliseum. The Cyclones won 87-79. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports Winning road gam...

BLUM: Hoiberg under fire

Jan 25, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg reacts during the first half against the Atlanta Hawks at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Fred Hoiberg is an easy target and has found himself square in t...

Monte Morris poised to break assists record in Nashville

Jan 24, 2017; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Monte Morris (11) gestures from the court against the Kansas State Wildcats at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports  AMES — Before he’d played 4,149 minutes (and...

BLUM: Goodbye Hoiball and that’s okay

Jan 7, 2017; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Monte Morris (11) controls the ball during the second half against the Texas Longhorns at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State won 79-70. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports Everybody likes to...