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  1. Player of the Year Power Rankings: New faces are popping up in our top ten

    Dec 16, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

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    Four new faces in the top ten and two new players in the top five. The tide’s are a-turning.

  2. Five Cyclones reach double figures as No. 14 Iowa State wins at Iowa

    Dec 12, 2014, 10:58 PM EST

    Fred Hoiberg

    The Cyclones shot 63.3% in the second half, and they began the stanza with a 24-4 run that removed any doubt.

  3. Player of the Year Power Rankings: We have a new leader!

    Dec 9, 2014, 8:20 AM EST

    Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    Frank Kaminsky no longer holds the top spot. Who does?

  4. No. 20 Iowa State was clicking on all cylinders offensively in their win over No. 18 Arkansas

    Dec 5, 2014, 12:03 AM EST

    Georges Niang, Bobby Portis

    Arkansas’ full-court pressure was no match for a highly efficient Iowa State attack Thursday night.

  5. Pregame Shootaround: No. 18 Iowa State hosts No. 20 Arkansas

    Dec 4, 2014, 3:20 PM EST

    Bobby Portis (AP Photo)

    Slow night, but there will be one enthralling matchup.

  6. Player of the Year Power Rankings: A familiar face on top, but a few surprises behind him

    Nov 25, 2014, 1:18 PM EST

    Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are near the top, but the rest of the top five may surprise you.

  7. Burning Questions: How different will the NBCSports.com All-America Team look in March?

    Nov 18, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Frank Kaminsky

    Who falls from the NBCSports.com first team All-America squad, and who replaces them?

  8. Despite poor shooting night from Georges Niang, No. 14 Iowa State runs past Georgia State

    Nov 17, 2014, 11:25 PM EST

    Fred Hoiberg

    All-American candidate Georges Niang struggled on the offensive end, but No. 14 Iowa State still ran away from a talented Georgia State team with a big second half.

  9. 2014-15 Season Preview: Kansas will have competition atop Big 12

    Nov 11, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Wayne Selden, Jr. (AP Photo)

    Kansas is the favorite once again, but there are four other teams that are good enough to win the league.

  10. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten of college basketball’s most important players

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Arizona's Gabe York and T.J. McConnell (AP Photo)

    The most important player to a team isn’t always the most talented. Here are ten players who will be critical to their team’s national title hopes.

  11. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  12. 2014-15 Season Preview: Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky lead a strong crop of big men

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    The list of big men dominating college basketball this season is solid.

  13. Top 25 Countdown: No. 17 Iowa State Cyclones

    Oct 16, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Georges Niang (Getty Images)

    Can the Cyclones overcome the loss of two first-team all-Big 12 players?

  14. What would Team USA look like if it only used college players?

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    There has been a lot of talk about the future of Team USA after Paul George’s injury. What would it look like with just college guys?

  15. Iowa State’s Georges Niang provides visual evidence of his weight loss (PHOTO)

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:47 PM EST

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    Didn’t believe Niang when he stated that he’d reshaped his body? Here’s visual evidence that he did.

  16. Iowa State’s Georges Niang carries extra motivation – and less weight – into 2014-15

    Jul 22, 2014, 11:44 AM EST

    Georges Niang

    Niang, who has dropped some 25 pounds since the end of the season, is looking to have an even greater impact as the Cyclones work to account for the losses of Melvin Ejim and DeAndre Kane.

  17. LeBron James Skills Academy Day 1 Recap: College players shine, LeBron joins high school campers

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Sam Dekker, Deonte Burton, Jamil Wilson

    Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker and Kansas’ Kelly Oubre were two of the college standouts, and LeBron James even took the floor to play with the high school campers on Day 1.

  18. Summer league debut represents step forward for Iowa State’s Georges Niang

    Jun 15, 2014, 10:09 PM EST

    Georges Niang

    After having his season end due to a broken foot, Iowa State’s Georges Niang has lost 20 pounds.

  19. Monte Morris and the sophomore leap

    Apr 5, 2014, 12:03 AM EST

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    Monte Morris is already one of the Big 12’s top guards, and he could be a nationally-known player in 2014-15.

  20. In the end, the injury to Georges Niang was the death of Iowa State’s tournament run

    Mar 28, 2014, 11:34 PM EST

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    The Cyclones just couldn’t overcome the loss of such an important player this late in the season.

  21. No. 3 Iowa State wins but loses Georges Niang to broken foot

    Mar 22, 2014, 12:43 AM EST

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    Georges Niang scored 24 points to lead No. 3 Iowa State past No. 14 North Carolina Central, but that win came at a cost as Niang suffered a broken right foot.

  22. Big 12 Tournament: Iowa State overcomes slow start to win a Big 12 title

    Mar 15, 2014, 11:57 PM EST

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    Iowa State won 15 Big 12 games between 2008-2011. Three years later, they’re Big 12 tourney champs and a Final Four threat.

  23. Bench production pushes Kansas State past No. 15 Iowa State

    Mar 1, 2014, 10:22 PM EST

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    No. 15 Iowa State has three of the Big 12’s best players in guard DeAndre Kane and forwards Melvin Ejim and Georges Niang. That trio combines to average 52.0 points and 19.7 rebounds per game, and when they’re clicking the Cyclones are a difficult team to beat. But Fred Hoiberg’s team isn’t particularly deep and…

  24. No. 16 Iowa State outlasts No. 19 Oklahoma State in a 3OT thriller

    Feb 4, 2014, 12:29 AM EST

    DeAndre Kane

    It took a little bit longer than they expected, but No. 16 Iowa State got the win they needed. The Cyclones outlasted No. 19 Oklahoma State in a way-too-empty Gallagher-Iba Arena on Monday night, winning 98-97 in a triple-overtime thriller that did well to remind the nation that it is, in fact, basketball season. DeAndre…

  25. Georges Niang’s career-high gives No. 16 Iowa State win vs. No. 23 Oklahoma

    Feb 1, 2014, 8:29 PM EST

    Georges Niang

    Nothing exemplifies the way that Iowa State wants to play than the biggest shot of Saturday’s game. Up 73-70 with just under a minute left on the clock, sophomore forward Georges Niang caught a pass 23-feet away from the rim with 22 seconds left on the shot clock, and instead of pulling the ball out…