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The Mid-Morning Dump - 12/17/13

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MORE PROPS FOR ISU MBB. Georges Niang became the fourth Cyclone to win the Big 12 Player of The Week award in the first six weeks of the season.

AND WOMEN TOO. Jadda Buckley picked up the Big 12 freshman of the week award.

DICKIE V THINKS WE'RE IN THE ACC. How else do you explain him voting Iowa State at #6 in the AP Poll?

BRACKETOLOGY. ESPN has Iowa State pegged for a 5 seed right now.

THANKS OBAMA. Iowa State might play in front of the President when they play Oregon State, coached by Craig Robinson, the older brother of the First Lady.

GIANT JUCO. Wendell Taiese, a 6'5, 330 pound lineman from Laney CC in California committed to the Cyclones, which makes him the largest player on the the roster. Taiese was at the CyHawk game Friday and said that definitely factored into his decision.

AN ACTUAL HIGH SCHOOL COMMIT. Bucking the recent trend of JUCO JUCO JUCO, Paul Rhoads got a commitment from Brian Peavy, a cornerback from Houston.

CUMBIE TO TCU. Sonny Cumbie took a demotion to leave his alma mater, but will be getting a pay raise at TCU.

BIG 12 UNDERCLASSMEN. Quenton Bundrage makes Big 12 blog's conference underclassmen team.

HOCKEY, WHERE EVEN THE FANS ARE TOUGH. A woman has hit in the head by a puck, but refused medical attention until the game was over.

BIZARRE SOCCER GAME. A Turkish soccer club had two bizarre incidents happen during a game. A defender threw a spare ball at the live one as part of playing defense, and two players also stomped on a fan who had run onto the field to kick one of their teammates.

DRINKING THE HATERADE. This little girl trolls the crap out of Luis Suarez during pregame handshakes. Unfortunately, her team was then so bad on the pitch the manager was fired.