Iowa State to play in Battle 4 Atlantis in 2019

Nov 19, 2018; Lahaina, HI, USA; Iowa State Cyclones guard Talen Horton-Tucker (11) takes a shot against the Arizona Wildcats in the first half during round one of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at Lahaina Civic Center. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Fresh off a trip to Maui, the Iowa State men’s basketball team will participate in the 2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis from Nov. 27-29 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.

The tournament takes place at Atlantis Resort and will feature a premier field, which includes Iowa State, North Carolina, Oregon, Michigan, Gonzaga, Seton Hall, Alabama and Southern Mississippi.

The tournament bracket will be released at a later date.

The 2018-19 Cyclones are 5-1 following a 2-1 trip to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Iowa State is 13-3 in regular season tournament play dating back to the 2013-14 season, winning tournament titles three times.

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