CBE Hall of Fame Classic schedule is set

The last time that Iowa State took the floor of Kansas City’s Sprint Center, the Cyclones cut down the nets in the 2014 Big 12 Tournament. Fans won’t have to wait long to make a return trip to KC as on Wednesday morning, the CBE Hall of Fame Classic schedule was finally announced. 

Iowa State will go head-to-head with Alabama on Monday, Nov. 24 at 8:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Opposite of that matchup is a bout between Arizona State and Maryland. The tournament’s consolation and championship games will be held on the following Tuesday night. 

Alabama went 13-19 in the 2013-14 season. The Crimson Tide is the third SEC opponent on Iowa State’s schedule. The Cyclones will host Arkansas on Dec. 4 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge and Iowa State will also play South Carolina at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Jan. 3. 

Tickets for the games at the Sprint Center may be purchased by visiting, by phone at 888-929-7849, or in person at the Sprint Center Box Office.


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.