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For the first time in 15 years, the Iowa State Cyclones have a preseason Associated Press All-American. Senior forward Georges Niang was one of five players named to the list on Monday.

Iowa State last had a preseason nominee in 2000 when point guard Jamal Tinsley earned the honor.

Also on the team are Kyle Wiltjer (Gonzaga), Buddy Hield (Oklahoma), Kris Dunn (Providence) and Ben Simmons (LSU).

Niang enters his senior season with 1,510 career points, which ranks 5th among active players. He's the only active player in the country to combine for more than 1,500 points, 450 rebounds, and 300 assists during his career.

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