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Junior college stars Malou, Jackson headline Iowa State's recruiting class


AMES, Iowa — Two of the nation's top junior college stars highlight the recruiting class signed by Iowa State coach on Wednesday.

Prohm signed four players; including junior college standouts Emmanuel Malou and Donovan Jackson.

Malou, a 6-foot-9 forward from Yuba College in California, was the nation's second-best junior college player by recruiting service He averaged nearly 15 points and 8.5 rebounds last season and turned down Arizona and Kansas to play for Prohm.

Jackson, a point guard from Iowa Western, shot 40 percent on 3s last season.

Prohm also signed preps Jakolby Long and Solomon Young.

The Cyclones will likely need all four to contribute next season since they lose , and possibly .

No. 7 Iowa State faces Colorado Friday.

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