Future Cyclone guard enjoying senior season

Fort Bend (TX) Travis High School's Anthony Odunsi has already led his team to a high ranking in the state of Texas. The future Cyclone guard recently went one-on-one with Cyclone Sports Report to discuss why this season has been so successful and his early thoughts on how his future coach is doing up at Iowa State.

Cyclone Sports Report: Your team is currently 17-3. What are your thoughts on how things have gone so far?

Anthony Odunsi: I'm real happy and I'm just glad with how the team is progressing because our main goal is to win a state championship. This year we are a lot more athletic and talented which takes a lot of pressure off me from feeling like I have to do a lot more.

Cyclone Sports Report: In the past you played both wing spots and also some point guard. What position are you playing this season?

Anthony Odunsi: My coach has me strictly playing the one but I can still play both the one and the two-guard position if needed.

Cyclone Sports Report: What have you improved on the most?

Anthony Odunsi: I would have to say being unselfish. This team is really talented so I don't have to do everything. I just want to be a helping hand and make my teammates better during each game.

Cyclone Sports Report: What are you trying to improve on?

Anthony Odunsi: I still feel that I have to do a better job of looking at the whole floor so that I can make sure that all my teammates are satisfied.

Cyclone Sports Report: Are you staying in touch with the Iowa State coaches on a consistent basis?

Anthony Odunsi: Yeah, we definitely keep in touch and I have definitely been talking to Coach Hoiberg and Coach T.J. (Otzelberger) a lot. I ask them questions and they tell how I can improve any of my weaknesses.

Cyclone Sports Report: What are your thoughts on the Cyclones starting off the season with a 12-2 record?

Anthony Odunsi: I think Coach Hoiberg is doing a great job with them because he really allows his players the freedom to succeed. I think they are all real comfortable with him and I definitely think he is the reason that they been so successful.

Cyclone Sports Report: Do you talk with any of the current Iowa State players?

Anthony Odunsi: Yeah, I mostly talk with Melvin Ejim. He's a great guy and we have become pretty close since I first met him.

Cyclone Sports Report: Will you be visiting Iowa State any time soon?

Anthony Odunsi: I haven't set up anything yet but I definitely want to get up there so that I can see a game.


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