CFTV: McKay and Nader talk Sweet 16


CHICAGO — Jameel McKay and Abdel Nader will both make their Sweet 16 debuts Friday night when the Iowa State Cyclones take on Virginia at the United Center in Chicago. Both guys were sitting out during their transfer year when the Cyclones made the Sweet 16 in 2014.

Hear McKay and Nader’s thoughts on the Virginia Cavaliers and what the Cyclones need to do to beat them in this CFTV production. 


Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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