Auburn on hoops schedule for 2013-14

Another piece of Iowa State’s 2013-14 basketball schedule was announced on Tuesday afternoon. The Cyclones will host Auburn on Dec. 2 in Hilton Coliseum in the first Big 12-SEC Challenge. 

“The Big 12 is excited to enter into another partnership with the SEC,” said Commissioner Bob Bowlsby in a release. “It will add more quality opponents to our schools’ annually strong non-conference schedules and provide an additional avenue to showcase some outstanding intersectional matchups.”

All 10 Big 12-SEC Challenge games will be aired on ESPN’s family of networks. 

Auburn went 9-23 last seson and 3-15 in the SEC and lost 16 of its last 17 games.  

The 2013 Big 12 – SEC Challenge

Thursday, Nov. 14
Texas Tech at Alabama

Monday, Dec. 2
Vanderbilt at Texas 
Auburn at Iowa State

Thursday, Dec. 5
Mississippi at Kansas State
West Virginia at Missouri
TCU at Mississippi State

Friday, Dec. 6
Baylor vs. Kentucky (Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas)
South Carolina at Oklahoma State 

Tuesday, Dec. 10
Kansas at Florida

Saturday, Dec. 21
Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M (Toyota Center,  Houson, Texas) 

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.