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...

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...

MONDAY MUSINGS: Defense takes some getting used to

Jan 7, 2017; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Steve Prohm reacts to his team during the first half against the Texas Longhorns at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports My 32-year old metabolism is nonexistent. I drink...

Naz Mitrou-Long’s finishing school takes aim at Texas

Jan 4, 2017; Waco, TX, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Nazareth Mitrou-Long (15) greets teammates during a timeout against the Baylor Bears in the second half at Ferrell Center. Baylor won 65-63. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports AMES — Somewhere along the c...