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The Mid-Morning Dump: Basketball Signing Day and AN IMPORTANT UPDATE

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Iowa State Football

LOCKER ROOM PERSPECTIVE. Former ISU QB Sage Rosenfels gives his thoughts on what's happening at Mizzou.

RESTART THE RUN. The Cyclones will be looking to get their run game going against Oklahoma State.

AH, THE MEMS. Bobby La Gesse reminisces about the 2011 Oklahoma State game.

BEST EVER? Dale Pierson is trying to become the best defensive end in ISU history.

Iowa State Basketball

SIGNING DAY! Iowa State is expected to sign four recruits today: Emmanuel Malou, Donovan Jackson, Solomon Young and Jakolby Long.

NBA NEWCOMERS? Iowa State's new recruits are compared to Paul George, Brandon Jennings and James Harden in this piece by Chris Williams.

LEAVING HIS MARK. Georges Niang is set to have a historical season and end to his productive four year career at ISU.

SCREW YOUR SCRUTINY. Steve Prohm is embracing the criticism ahead of his first season as head coach in Ames.

Former Head Coach Update

FRED HOIBERG. He and his Bulls had the night off last night. Fred probably spent the evening shooting holes-in-one, curing cancer and solving world hunger.

GREG MCDERMOTT. Just added 74,258 new set plays to Creighton's offensive playbook.

WAYNE MORGAN. Can sell the shit out of life insurance.

LARRY EUSTACHY. His Colorado State Rams beat CSU-Pueblo by 24 points the other night in an exhibition game.

TIM FLOYD. Led the UTEP Miners to a 78-66 victory over East Central in their last exhibition matchup.

JOHNNY ORR. Currently fist-pumping with Jesus.

Around The Country

NEW CFB PLAYOFF RANKINGS. You can find the full list here. The Big 12 certainly hasn't earned much respect in the committee's eyes yet.

SUE THEIR ASS. The NCAA is making life difficult for African basketball players, including Cheick Diallo.

NUMERO UNO. The mothership's #1 college basketball team heading into the season is John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats.

NOT HOW YOU BASKETBALL. The Lakers tried to avoid a shot clock violation. It did not go well.

ALSO NOT HOW YOU BASKETBALL. Isaiah Thomas tackled his own teammate on a pick & roll during the Celtics-Bucks game.

THIS JUST IN. LeBron James is a freak and can still dunk on people.

CROPS MATTER. No, not the agricultural kind. The photo-framing kind. As proven by Kevin Love's chocolate milk bottle which was cropped to look like male genitalia.

FINDING DORY. Be prepared, some of you are going to watch this movie roughly a thousand times with your kids someday.