Cy-Hawk basketball game set for a 7 p.m. tip on ESPN2


The Cy-Hawk basketball game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena will officially be national television. Iowa announced Thursday the game will tip off at 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 and will be televised nationally on ESPN2.

Iowa leads the all-time series between the in-state rivals 43-26, but Iowa State leads 10-7 since 2000. The Cyclones have won six of the last seven.

Iowa State won last year’s game at Hilton Coliseum 83-82 on a Monte Morris game-winning shot after coming back from a 20-point second half deficit.

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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.