Iowa State announces Big 12 men’s basketball schedule

Mar 14, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Steve Prohm during the first half against the Baylor Bears in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 conference tournament at Sprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Amy Kontras-USA TODAY Sports

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

AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 Conference has announced its men’s basketball schedule for the 2020-21 season.

The schedule features a double round-robin format for the 10th consecutive season. Conference action begins in December with a pair of games, before being scheduled to conclude on Feb. 27.

The league will break from conference play on Jan. 30 to play the previously announced SEC/Big 12 Challenge, which features the Cyclones traveling to Mississippi State.

Iowa State opens conference action on Dec. 15 when it hosts Kansas State. Three days later, the Cyclones face West Virginia in Morgantown.

After a break for nonconference games and the holiday, Iowa State resumes Big 12 action on Jan. 2 against Baylor at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones host Kansas on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The Big 12 season wraps up on Saturday, Feb. 27 at home against TCU.

The league will have the week of March 1-5 off before heading to Kansas City for the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championships at T-Mobile Center, March 10-13.

All dates are subject to change. Times and television networks for the games will be announced at a later date.

2020-21 Big 12 Schedule

Tuesday, Dec 15 – vs. Kansas State

Friday, Dec. 18 – at West Virginia

Saturday, Jan. 2 – vs. Baylor

Tuesday, Jan. 5 – at Texas

Saturday, Jan. 9 – vs. Texas Tech

Wednesday, Jan. 13 – at Kansas State

Saturday, Jan. 16 – at Kansas

Wednesday, Jan. 20 – vs. Texas

Saturday, Jan. 23 – at Texas Tech

Monday, Jan. 25 – vs. Oklahoma State

Tuesday, Feb. 2 – vs. West Virginia

Saturday, Feb. 6 – at Oklahoma

Tuesday, Feb. 9 – at TCU

Saturday, Feb. 13 – vs. Kansas

Tuesday, Feb. 16 – at Oklahoma State

Saturday, Feb. 20 – vs. Oklahoma

Tuesday, Feb. 23 – at Baylor

Saturday, Feb. 27 – vs. TCU

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.