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ISU's Thomas, Niang earn Academic All-Big 12 Honors

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 Iowa State's Matt Thomas and Georges Niang have earned Academic All-Big 12 accolades, announced by the conference on Wednesday.

Thomas, a sophomore business major, received first team honors. On the court, he was instrumental in the Cyclones' win at Texas this past weekend scoring a career high 17 points.

Niang, a senior marketing major, was named to the second team. The conference academic honor was the first of his career. Niang is averaging 14.6 points and 5.4 points for 20-6 Iowa State this season.

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