Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Iowa State Senior McGee admitted to stealing cash from wallet was charged with fourth-degree theft on Tuesday, according to police.
Former Iowa State University Cyclone Basketball player Tyrus McGee was charged with fourth-degree theft late Tuesday, after he was caught taking about $200 out of a wallet left in a University cafeteria area, according to Iowa State University Police. A wallet was reported missing Tuesday evening and found on a couch in the Hawthorn Market & Cafe, said Aaron DeLashmutt, of the Iowa State University police. Police reviewed video surveillance and saw McGee going through the wallet and taking the money out, DeLashmutt said. McGee admitted taking the cash and spending some of the money on groceries, DeLashmutt said. McGee returned the other $160 to police, DeLashmutt said. McGee was taken to the Story County Jail Tuesday, but he is no longer …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Cyclone's Men's Basketball Team made history this season.
The Iowa State Men's Basketball Team's three-point shooters of 2012-13 helped the Cyclones achieve “a historical feat” in its 106 year history, a release from the athletics department states. Iowa State ended the season as the nation's leader in 3-pointers per game and Senior Tyrus McGee became the first Cyclone player to top a statistical category by leading the nation in three point shooting. McGee made 46.4 percent of his three-point shots. The team averaged 9.9 3-pointers per game this season. Read more on Cyclones.com
Friday, April 5, 2013
McGee participated in a 3-Point Contest Thursday and Will Clyburn plays in the All-Star game Friday.
Iowa State Men's Basketball Senior Tyrus McGee didn't make it to the second round of the 2013 State Farm College 3-Point Championship which took place in Atlanta Thursday. McGee did make 16 baskets in the first round, though, according to the Des Moines Register. McGee was one of two Cyclone seniors invited to take part in Final Four activities in Atlanta. Will Clyburn and Coach Fred Hoiberg will participate in the 2013 Reese's College All-Star Game on Friday. Hoiberg will also coach one of the two teams in the National Association of Basketball Coaches game. The All-Stars game takes place at 4 p.m. Friday The Final Four Basketball Tournament will take place Saturday and Monday in Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Here's a few places to watch in …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Iowa State Men's Basketball team members invited to participate in All-Star Game and 3-Point Championship.
Iowa State Men's Basketball Seniors Will Clyburn and Tyrus McGee; and Coach Fred Hoiberg will head to the Final Four after all. Clyburn will play one more basketball game as a college student in the 2013 Reese's College All-Star Game on Friday. And McGee will be able to show off his three-point shot in the 2013 State Farm College 3-Point Championship Thursday. Hoiberg will also coach one of the two teams in the National Association of Basketball Coaches game. “I thought my last college game was going to be when we lost to Ohio State so I'm pretty excited to get out there and have some fun,” Clyburn told Cyclones.TV. Ohio State beat Iowa State with one three-point basket and advanced to the Sweet 16, where they lost to Wichita State. The …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Royce White played Craig Brackins for fun, Patch.com played Peak Performance for the Championship, and a few-dozen players played to the delight of a lot of fans.
We have all kinds of things to say about our first year sponsoring a team in the YMCA's Capital City Basketball League, but we'll let the photo gallery do the talking, except for this: Thanks. Thanks to everybody who took part in it, starting with the Walnut Creek YMCA's Derek Hannah, who organized the league, and to his staff for helping out. Thanks to the other sponsors, ADIO Chiropractic, Coca-Cola, Capital Orthopaedic, Peak Performance and the Y. Thanks to Royce White, who gave a packed Valley Southwoods crowd a show with Craig Brackins, another league alumn who came back for a night of fun. And thanks to so many fans who showed up over the season and to all of those who helped us raise funds with Royce for Orchard House and for Y …
Sunday, July 15, 2012
League's MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year All are named following a thriller.
Patch.com, led by league MVP Tyrus McGree, on Sunday defeated Peak Performance in a thriller, 99-96, to win the YMCA Capital City Basketball League. McGee had double-doubles in both the semi-final and championship game, scoring 29 and grabbing 12 rebounds in the final. Incoming freshman Georges Niang was right behind McGee, as he has been all season, pouring in 27 in the championship to go with 9 rebounds. Drake's Richard Carter, among the league's scoring leaders all year, added 25. Sign up for the Ames Patch Newsletter, it's free and comes to your inbox daily. "The Iowa State and Drake players -- and the players from everywhere -- have been great this year," said Derek Hannah of the Walnut Creek YMCA, who coached Patch to the …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Tyrus McGee and Georges Niang lead Patch.com over second-place Capital Orthopaedics as playoff seeds are set for Friday.
Iowa State's Tyrus McGee led Patch.com with 31 points Wednesday and Georges Niang added 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to give Patch.com a 128-122 victory over Capital Orthopeadics. With the win, Patch finished the regular season at 7-1 and became the No. 1 seed heading into Friday's playoffs. Patch's only loss came when some guy named Royce White played for the team in a guest appearance against Craig Brackins, who returned to the league to play for ADIO Chiropractic. For full stats, click on the PDF. McGee went 11 for 18 overall Wednesday, and 6 of 8 from behind the three-point line. While he hasn't poured in the same ridiculous number of points as the Walnut Creek YMCA's Will Clyburn, he has been a steady and energetic force on the …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Full stats. Clyburn scores 28, but Patch.com raises its record to 6-1 on the strength of some decent defense.
We've heard there's not much defense played in the YMCA Capital City Basketball League. That must come from people who haven't seen Iowa State's Tyrus McGee block a shot or Georges Niang finish at the hoop -- or Southwest Minnesota State's Nick Smith snatch every rebound within his substantial reach. A good crowd at Valley High School in West Des Moines saw all of the above Sunday, as Patch.com rode some tough inside play and some steady defense on the perimeter to defeat the Walnut Creek YMCA, 113-89. For full stats, click on the PDF. We'll have pictures up later. For season leaders heading into Sunday's games, click here. Sunday's game was one of the more anticipated of the season, with the Y's Will Clyburn already having set the league …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
After taking a week off, the players of the Capital City Basketball League return to the courts Sunday at Valley High School in West Des Moines.
Break is over. The standout high school and college athletes — including several Iowa State Cyclones — on the teams in the Capital City Basketball League return to action Sunday. League play has shifted to the gym at Valley High School in West Des Moines. The league is sponsored by the Walnut Creek YMCA; games are open to the public and there is no charge to attend. Sunday's matchups are: Walnut Creek YMCA vs. Patch.com at 4:30 p.m. ADIO Chiropractic vs. Peak Performance at 5:45 p.m. Capital Orthopedic vs. Coca-Cola at 7 p.m. Players on the Patch.com team include Iowa State's Tyrus McGee, Georges Niang and Kerwin Okoro. They'll face teammates Aaron Law and Will Clyburn, who play for Walnut Creek.
Friday, July 6, 2012
With some monster games, Will Clyburn has already broke the league's regular-season scoring record. Georges Niang and Richard Carter follow.
Heading into Sunday's games following the holiday break, Iowa State's Will Clyburn has already broken the YMCA Capital City League regular-season scoring record, with a total of 260 points -- or 43.3 points per game. That shatters the league's previous record, held by ISU freshman Melvin Ejim, who scored 235 points -- 29.4 per game -- in 2010. If you're going, note Sunday's games, which start at 4:30, have a change of venue. They'll be played at Valley High School, 1140 Valley West Drive, in West Des Moines. For full stats, click on the PDF. Six games into the eight-game regular season, incoming ISU freshman Georges Niang is second in total points, with 189, or 31.5 per game. Rounding out the top in total points (followed by points per …