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Iowa State lands Penn State transfer Izaiah Brockington

Mar 11, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Wisconsin Badgers guard Brad Davison (34) is called for a foul as he collides with Penn State Nittany Lions guard Izaiah Brockington (12) in the first half at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

T.J. Otzelberger and staff’s run in the transfer portal continues.

Iowa State has landed a commitment from Penn State transfer guard Izaiah Brockington. This addition fills out the Cyclones’ roster for the 2021-22 season.

Brockington averaged 12.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game this past season for the Nittany Lions while shooting 43 percent from the field and 84 percent from the free-throw line.

A 6-foot-4, 200-pound off-ball guard, Brockington previously transferred to Penn State from St. Bonaventure. The Philadelphia native has averaged 7.9 points and 2.8 rebounds per game during his three seasons of collegiate action.

He chose Iowa State over other finalists Wake Forest, BYU and Arkansas.

This is the sixth addition to the Iowa State roster from the transfer portal since Otzelberger was hired to replace Steve Prohm in late March. Brockington is the second guard to transfer from a Big Ten school, joining Minnesota transfer Gabe Kalscheur.

Stay tuned to Cyclone Fanatic for more on this story.

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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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