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Iowa State gets 2014 commitment from Greek 7-footer Giorgos Tsalmpouris

May 11, 2014, 12:08 PM EST

Iowa State added size to its incoming class in Giorgos Tsalmpouris, a 7-foot-1 center from Greece, who committed to the the Cyclones on Sunday morning.

This news was first reported by Travis Hines of the Ames Tribune.

He joins a recruiting class that includes four-star point guard Clay Cluster and a trio of transfers. Former UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones transferred in and has immediate eligibility if his graduation this spring. Iowa State also welcomes two JuCo forwards — Darien Williams and Jameel McKay. However, Williams will redshirt this year, recovering from surgeries on both shoulders, and McKay will likely have to sit out the first half of the 2014-2015, due to NCAA transfer rules. McKay left Marquette in October.

Tsalmpouris, who won’t turn 18 until  June, will play for the Greek national team before arriving in Ames this summer, according to Hines.

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