Cyclones to face George Mason in Hawaii

According to an Iowa State press release, Fred Hoiberg’s Cyclones will open up against George Mason its trip to the Hawaiian Arlines Diamond Head Classic. The game has been scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 22 at 4:30 p.m. (CT). 

Tournament dates are Dec. 22, 23 and 25. Iowa State will either play Oregon State or Akron in its second round game that will be played on Dec. 23 at 4 p.m. 

The tournamen’s complete field features: Iowa State, George Mason, Boise State, Akron, Hawaii, Oregon State, St. Mary’s and South Carolina. 

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.