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CF CHRONICLES: Transfer U, Part 1

The story of the greatest era in the history of Iowa State basketball: This is Transfer U. Introducing CF Chronicles, a new documentary series of podcasts courtesy of Cyclone Fanatic Media. In part one, we set the tone and go in-depth on the start of the Fred Hoiberg...
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Jamie Pollard started at Iowa State in the fall of 2005. I covered his introductory press conference for the Iowa State Daily and will forever remember his opening quote, “This is a great day for Iowa State; this is a great day for Jamie Pollard.” It was a bold...
Basketball

NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler was almost a Cyclone

I love the “What If” scenarios when Iowa State is involved.Through the years there have been legends told of famous recruits that almost came to Iowa State. NBA Hall-of-Famer Julius Erving once went on a visit to Iowa State and went to a concert in Des Moines...
Football

MONDAY MUSINGS: A football recruiting mindset

The livelihood of every college program, football or basketball, is based off of what happens on the recruiting trail.At Iowa State, we saw this first-hand during the Hoiberg era. Fred Hoiberg not only recruited gifted players to Ames (albeit in a non-conventio...
Basketball

Steve Prohm’s word of the day: “Excited”

AMES — The “E” word proved to be the word of the day for new Iowa State men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm during his seven-minute stint on this morning’s Big 12 summer teleconference.  “I’m excited,” Prohm said.  He was referencing his 2015-...
Basketball

Blum: Hoiberg and the transfer shark tank

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