Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

PSU Basketball

Izaiah Brockington announces transfer to Iowa State

Photo by Penn State Athletics: Izaiah Brockington

Iowa State just lost one former Penn State basketball player who transferred, but the Cyclones are getting another one from the transfer portal.

Izaiah Brockington announced on Twitter this evening that he is transferring to Iowa State. Last week, former PSU guard Rasir Bolton, who played two seasons at Iowa State, transferred to Gonzaga.

Oddly enough, this actually is the third Penn State basketball player to transfer to Iowa State in the past 11 years. To go along with Brockington and Bolton, shooting guard Chris Babb transferred to the Cyclones in 2010. He averaged 9.1 points as a senior in 2012-13 and actually made it to the NBA for 14 games with the Celtics in 2013-14.

Brockington began his college career at St. Bonaventure, then transferred to Penn State and played two seasons for the Lions. He was the team’s second-leading scorer last season, averaging 12.6 points per game.

Brockington was one of six key PSU players to enter the transfer portal immediately after the season. He announced he was staying at Penn State, then entered the portal for a second time.

Iowa State finished 2-22 last season and 0-18 in the Big 12. Coach Steve Prohm was fired and replaced by T.J. Otzelberger from UNLV.

Click for more Nittany Sports Now coverage

Written By

Cory Giger is a 15-year veteran of the Penn State beat and a journalist with 28 years of experience. He has won more than 100 state and national journalism awards during his career, plus he's a voter for the Heisman Trophy in football and Wooden Award in basketball.

More from Nittany Sports Now

Penn State

0 The Denver Nuggets have recently promoted former Penn State men’s basketball standout to be the team’s head of basketball operations. Booth will be...

PSU Basketball Recruiting

2s In his second recruiting cycle as Penn State head coach, Micah Shrewsberry has brought in three of the top 150 recruits in the...

PSU Basketball Recruiting

1 Sam Sessoms, the former Penn State guard announced on Friday that he will be playing his final year of eligibility at Coppin State...

PSU Basketball

0 On Thursday afternoon, Penn State added two huge pieces to next year’s roster within minutes of each other, picking up commitments from Drexel...

Get Nittany Sports Now in your inbox

Sign-up for email updates and get the whole story first from the Nittany Sports Now team, delivered straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.