McGee went to Cowley Junior College after his time at Stringtown High School in Stringtown, Oklahoma. After multiple years at junior college, McGee transferred to Iowa State where he instantly became a knockdown shooter. In McGee's first season with the Cyclones, he totaled 7.7 PPG while shooting nearly 40% from three. The Oklahoma native improved greatly for his final season at ISU, averaging 13.1 PPG while shooting over 46 percent from deep, which led the nation. He also added 1.6 APG and 1.1 SPG to go along with his stellar shooting. That performance led McGee to be named as a All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.
DeAndre Kane was the leader of the 2013-2014 Iowa State Basketball team who appeared in the Sweet Sixteen, thanks to his heroic game winning shot to beat North Carolina in the round of 32.
Royce White was ranked as a four or five star recruit coming out of high school due to him starring on multiple Minnesota state championship teams. He committed to Minnesota and due to struggles with the team, White transferred to Iowa State where he starred. The forward led the Cyclones in EVERY major statistical category during the 2011-12 season, leading to him being selected with the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets.
Melvin Ejim was one of the best Iowa State Cyclone Basketball players ever, putting up solid stats for all four seasons he played for ISU. Ejim's best season came during his senior campaign where he averaged nearly 18 PPG and 8.5 RPG. These performances led to Ejim earning the Big 12 Player of the Year Award during the 2013-14 Season.
After his college career, Ejim played for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA summer league after going undrafted. Later that season, Ejim continued his professional career in Italy with Virtus Roma, averaging around 8 PPG and 6.3 RPG.
The next season, he played with the Orlando Magic in the summer league and impressed during the summer, leading to getting signed by the Magic for a short stint. Later that season, he signed with the BayHawks in the NBA G-League. He then returned back to Italy, where he averaged 9 PPG for Reyer Venezia.
In 2018 and 2019, he played in Russia for UNICS and averaged close to double digits during both seasons. Later in 2019, he signed for Unicaja in Spain where he plays today.
Highlights during Ejim's 2018 season with UNICS:
Ejim has also played for both Nigeria and Canada's national team. He won a bronze and a silver medal with Canada in 2015.