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Former Iowa State basketball standout Tyrese Hunter heading to Texas
Big 12 Freshman of the Year goes from ISU to conference rival
Tyrese Hunter, the point guard who was the Big 12’s men’s basketball Freshman of the Year in 2021-22 for Iowa State, is transferring to another (for now) Big 12 Conference school, Texas.
Hunter, from Racine, Wis., averaged 11 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game for the 22-win Cyclones. He made seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points in Iowa State’s NCAA tournament 59-54 first-round win over LSU.
Hunter had six finalists for his next stop after he announced he was leaving Iowa State. They were Tennessee, Kansas, Louisville, Gonzaga, Texas and Purdue.