Basketball

Cyclones tabbed for Big Monday three times in 2015/16

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications. 

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team will be featured in three games on ESPN’s Big Monday. The Big Monday schedule was released Wednesday by the Big 12 Conference.

Iowa State’s Big Monday slate features home games on back-to-back weeks, with the Cyclones hosting Oklahoma and Kansas on January 18 and 25 at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones will also play at West Virginia on Feb. 22.

The three games this season gives ISU nine Big Monday appearances since 2013-14. The Cyclones are 3-3 in the last two seasons.

The Jan. 18 contest against Oklahoma will be a rematch of last season’s rally from 21-down in the second half that resulted in a seven-point Cyclone win. The Cyclones also defeated Kansas at home and West Virginia on the road in 2014-15.

Iowa State’s entire 2015-16 Big 12 schedule will be announced at a later date.

2016 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Schedule on ESPN’s Big Monday (all times central):
Jan. 4 – Oklahoma at Kansas, 8 p.m.
Jan. 18 – Oklahoma at Iowa State, 8 p.m.
Jan. 25 – Kansas at Iowa State, 8 p.m.
Feb. 1 – Texas at Baylor, 8 p.m.
Feb. 8 – Texas at Oklahoma, 8 p.m.
Feb. 15 – Oklahoma State at Kansas, 8 p.m.
Feb. 22 – Iowa State at West Virginia, 8 p.m.
Feb. 29 – Kansas at Texas, 8 p.m.