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