ISU’s Clyburn Invited to Reese’s College All-Star Game


April 1st, 2013 by Jim Field

ATLANTA, Ga. – Iowa State senior Will Clyburn is one of 20 players selected to the 2013 Reese’s College All-Star Game held Friday April 5th at the Final Four in Atlanta Ga. The game is sponsored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).

Clyburn will get one last chance to play for Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg was selected as one of the two coaches for the game and Clyburn will compete on Hoiberg’s team.

The Reese’s College All-Star game features 20 of the best senior college basketball players from around the nation. The game will be played at the Georgia Dome in conjunction with the festivities of the 2013 Final Four. Tip time is at 4 p.m. CT.

A native of Detroit, Mich., Clyburn led the Cyclones in scoring (14.9) and ranked second on the team in rebounding (6.8) in 2012-13, helping the Cyclones earn their second-straight NCAA Tournament berth.

Clyburn was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, All-Big 12 Second Team and was an All-District pick by both the USBWA and NABC.

All-Big 12 performers Pierre Jackson (Baylor) and Rodney McGruder (Kansas State) will also compete in the event.

Clyburn is the first Cyclone to participate in the College All-Star game since Jared Homan in 2005.