Freshman Forward Luke Anderson transferred away from the Cyclones before his freshman season began, and sat out the 2019-20 season at USF
Marcedus Leech- Iowa Western CC
Freshman Forward Marcedus Leech also transferred away from the Cyclones before his freshman season began, and went on to play at in state Iowa Western Community College.
Freshman Caleb Grill left ISU after his freshman season and went on to UNLV. This was a surprise decision with the 6-2 guard playing nearly 14 minutes a game for the Cyclones, while averaging 2.1 PPG to go along with 1.7 RPG. He shot at 31% during the season. He will look to have a starting role at UNLV.
Zion Griffin- UIC
Sophomore G/F Zion Griffin left Iowa State's Program after average 3 PPG and 1.9 RPG during his sophomore campaign. He was a highly sought after recruit coming out of high school, with offers from Kansas and others. He will look to have a star role at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Terrence Lewis- South Alabama
Junior Guard Terrence Lewis is leaving the Cyclones and heading to South Alabama. The 6-6 guard averaged over 6 PPG last season while shooting over 51% in just 13 MPG. He seemed to be under valued by Steve Prohm's system and is now heading to South Alabama to pair with former Des Moines North guard Tyreke Locure.