Clay Custer building block for Cyclones 

November, 19, 2012

The Iowa State Cyclones are building something in Ames. Yes, Fred Hoiberg went the junior college and transfer routes to jump-start the program, but that was simply to plug the holes. Now the Cyclones legend is making inroads with talented high school players. In this case, he has gained a pledge from a player who ignites winning.

Point guard Clay Custer (Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley NW), a junior, committed to the program following an unofficial visit to Ames last weekend. Custer is the point guard for Mokan Elite, an AAU program that consistently kicks out high-caliber talent, and is the next building block in what could become a Big 12 power in the coming years.