Iowa State basketball: Game photos vs Kansas State

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Jan 20, 2015; Ames, IA, USA;Iowa State Cyclones forward Abdel Nader (2) is defended by Kansas State Wildcats forward Nino Williams (11) at James H. Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones beat the Wildcats 77-71. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Can’t skip past Abdel Nader. He had 11 points and 6 boards off the bench. He may be always overshadowed statwise by McKay as long as the big guy comes off the bench, but Nader can hold his own. He’s getting more comfortable and it’s starting to be a consistent contributor.

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