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Vette is second true freshman to leave Cyclones this season

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State freshman forward Clayton Vette is
leaving the Cyclones for personal reasons.

Coach Greg McDermott said Thursday he doesn't anticipate Vette returning to the program.

Brett Vette, Clayton's father, said in a statement his son's decision had more to do with his "overall personal requirements and
desires" than his career at Iowa State.

Vette, the 2007 Iowa Mr. Basketball, played five games this season, averaging 1.4 points and 1.6 rebounds. He originally signed
with Indiana State, but switched his commitment to Iowa State after
the Sycamores fired Royce Walton as coach.

Vette is the second true freshman to leave the program this
season. Guard Marcus Brister also cited personal reasons when he
left last month.