Pac-12 postpones non-conference basketball until at least January 2021

Feb 16, 2019; Corvallis, OR, USA; Oregon State Beavers head coach Wayne Tinkle talks to his son, forward Tres Tinkle (3), during the second half against the Oregon Ducks at Gill Coliseum. The Beavers beat the Ducks 72-57. Mandatory Credit: Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State will feel the impact of the Pac-12’s reported decision to cancel all men’s basketball non-conference games until at least January 2021. The news was first reported by CBS Sports‘ Matt Norlander.

The Cyclones were scheduled to host Oregon State at Hilton Coliseum on Nov. 13 in the second half of a home-and-home agreement that began last year. Iowa State was also scheduled to play Oregon in the first round of the Emerald Coast Classic on Nov. 27 in Niceville, Fla.

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