Iowa State announces its 2019-2020 non-conference basketball schedule

The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications. 

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team and head coach Steve Prohm have announced their non-conference schedule for the 2019-20 season, Prohm’s fifth leading the program.

The schedule is highlighted by a pair of home games against Power-5 foes in the Big East’s Seton Hall and Big Ten’s Iowa. In addition, Iowa State will host Southern Miss and play on the road at Oregon State.

 As previously announced, the Cyclones will play in the Battle 4 Atlantis Nov. 27-29. The tournament will feature games against three of North Carolina, Gonzaga, Michigan, Oregon, Alabama, Seton Hall and Southern Miss.

Iowa State, which opens its season Tuesday, Nov. 5 against Mississippi Valley State, will face a school from the Southeastern Conference on Saturday, Jan. 25 on the road in the annual Big 12/SEC Challenge.

2019-20 Non-Conference Schedule

Nov. 5 – Mississippi Valley State
Nov. 9 – at Oregon State
Nov. 12 – Northern Illinois
Nov. 19 – Southern Miss (Battle 4 Atlantis Campus Game)
Nov. 27-29 – Battle 4 Atlantis (Alabama, Gonzaga, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, Seton Hall, Southern Miss)
Dec. 4 – Kansas City
Dec. 8 – Seton Hall (Big 12 / BIG EAST Scheduling Alliance)
Dec. 12 – Iowa (Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series)
Dec. 22 – Purdue Fort Wayne
Dec. 31 – Florida A&M
Jan. 25 – at TBA (Big 12 / SEC Challenge)

Chris Williams


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