Team preview: Iowa State

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 22, 2010, 10:36 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)


First, you have to imagine Fred Hoiberg's excitement. He grew up in Ames, Iowa, won a state title at Ames High School, had four good years at Iowa State, played and scouted in the NBA for 15 years and got a call from Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard offering him the Iowa State head-coaching job.