Women's Basketball

Iowa State releases non-conference WBB schedule

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

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State women’s basketball team announced its non-conference schedule for the 2019-20 season Monday. The Cyclones’ season-opener is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 7 against Southern.

The Cyclones’ schedule will feature eight home matchups and three road contests in non-conference action. ISU will hit the road on its second game of the season to take on Drake in Des Moines, Iowa on Sunday, Nov. 10. The Cyclones will then return home to face Texas Southern on Nov. 19 before travelling to Fargo, North Dakota to square off with NDSU (Fri., Nov. 22).

The Cyclones will then play host to UAPB (Friday, Nov. 29) and New Orleans (Sun., Dec. 1) before their final non-conference road trip against Alabama in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Thurs., Dec. 5.

Iowa State rounds out its non-conference slate with four-straight home games beginning with the much-anticipated Iowa Corn CyHawk series on Wed., Dec. 11 against Iowa. ISU will finish 2019 with games against Wright State (Sun., Dec. 15), UNI (Sun., Dec. 22) and North Alabama (Mon., Dec. 30).

Dates are still subject to change and a complete schedule featuring tip-off times and the Big 12 conference schedule 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.