(AMES) Iowa State Cyclone Royce White will enter the 2012 NBA Draft. The star transfer from Minnesota made the announcement at a press conference this afternoon. Coach Fred Hoiberg who spent time as the Minnesota Timberwolvess Vice President of Basketball operations says White’s, “unique skill-set and big-time performances vs elite competition have positioned him to realize his professional dreams. His ball-skill abilities coupled with his strength and size is a rare combination.”
White thanked Iowa State University and the community of Ames at the press conference that was held on-campus earlier this afternoon. The Big 12 Newcomer of the Year led the Cyclones this year in scoring, rebound, assists, steals and blocked shots leading the Cyclones to the NCAA Tournament and a third place finish in the Big 12.