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Tip-off times set for Hy-Vee Classic; Drake vs. ISU at 6 p.m.

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

AMES, Iowa – Game times and television information has been finalized for The Hy-Vee Classic on Saturday, Dec. 17, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The annual event features Iowa’s four Division I men’s basketball teams.

Game one between Iowa and UNI will tipoff at 3:30 p.m. (CT) and be available digitally on ESPN3. Drake will square off against Iowa State in the second contest at 6 p.m. (CT) and be televised in the state of Iowa on Mediacom MC22.

Fans can secure their tickets to the event through their respective institution’s ticket office through Friday, Oct. 14. Tickets, which range from $30-$75 depending on seat location, will be good for admission to both games of the doubleheader and will be made available first to each institution’s season ticket customers, and then to other fans of their men’s basketball program.

Tickets not sold by the institutions will be placed on sale for the general public beginning Monday, Oct. 24, through the Iowa Events Center. The event has sold out the last two years.

Jared Stansbury

administrator

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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