Women's Basketball

WBB: Iowa State releases Big 12 conference schedule

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

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball announced its 2017-18 Big 12 conference schedule on Thursday. The Cyclones will open the 18-game conference slate with a home game against Kansas, on Thursday, Dec. 28.

Following the Big 12 opener, the Cyclones will remain in Hilton Coliseum and host Oklahoma on Sun., Dec. 31 before hitting the road for a pair of games against Baylor and West Virginia.

Iowa State will begin postseason action at the 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 2-5 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Big 12 Championship will remain in Oklahoma City through the 2019 campaign.

The release of the Big 12 slate, completes Iowa State’s 29-game schedule, which features 12 games against teams that made the 2017 NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

Dates are still subject to change and a complete schedule featuring tip-off times and television will be announced at a later date.

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.