Rasir Bolton scored 17 points, Solomon Young added 15 and Iowa State rallied from an early double-digit deficit to overwhelm Northern Illinois 70-52 on Tuesday.
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First impressions are important, and a group of teams and players made big ones. Others left us with pressing questions.
- Iowa St. transfer Bolton granted '19-20 eligibility
- Penn State transfer Bolton signs with Iowa State
- Iowa State lands Troy transfer Javan Johnson
- Iowa State inks guard Grill to letter of intent
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Iowa State announced Wednesday that transfer Rasir Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points per game for Penn State as a freshman last season, will join the Cyclones this summer.
Troy transfer Javan Johnson will sit out a season before joining Iowa State. He has two years of eligibility remaining.
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