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ISU releases non-conference men’s basketball schedule


The following is a release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics Communications.

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has announced its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, which includes at minimum three games against teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament a year ago. The Big 12 schedule, which is expected to be released in August, will feature 12 of 18 games against tourney qualifiers.

Following an exhibition game against the University of Sioux Falls on Sunday, Nov. 6, Iowa State opens the regular season at home against Savannah State. The home schedule is highlighted by a visit from Cincinnati on Thursday, Dec. 1. Iowa State visits Iowa for an Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup on Thursday, Dec. 8.


Sunday, Nov. 6 SIOUX FALLS (Exhibition)                                                                                                                                                                    

Friday, Nov. 11 SAVANNAH STATE                                                                                                                                                                                          

Monday, Nov. 14 MOUNT ST. MARY’S                                                                                                                                                                                

Sunday, Nov. 20 THE CITADEL                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Thursday, Nov. 24 vs. Indiana State (AdvoCare Invitational – Orlando, Fla.)                               

Friday, Nov. 25 vs. Stanford/Miami (AdvoCare Invitational – Orlando, Fla.)                     

Sunday, Nov. 27 vs. TBA (AdvoCare Invitational – Orlando, Fla.)                                                              

Thursday, Dec. 1 CINCINNATI                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Monday, Dec. 5 OMAHA                                                                                                                                                                 

Thursday, Dec. 8 at Iowa (Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series)                                                                                                                                                                 

Saturday, Dec. 17   vs. Drake (Hy-Vee Classic – Des Moines, Iowa)                                                                                                                                                     

Tuesday, Dec. 20   MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE                                                                                                                                                                             

Saturday, Jan. 28  at Vanderbilt (SEC/Big 12 Challenge)                                                                                                                                                                          

Wednesday, March 8 –     Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Championship, Kansas City, Mo.                                       Saturday, March 11

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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