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Iowa State and Iowa set for Dec. 11 in men’s hoops

Dec 12, 2019; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones forward George Conditt IV (4) defends Iowa Hawkeyes center Luka Garza (55) at Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State’s men’s basketball date with No. 5 Iowa is set.

The Cyclones will travel to take on the Hawkeyes at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Dec. 11, according to an ISU release on Friday. It will be the Cyclones’ fourth game of the season and second straight against a major conference opponent, following Dec. 6’s game against DePaul in the Big East/Big 12 Showdown.

The Hawkeyes enter the season considered one of the nation’s best teams and a national title contender led by All-American center Luka Garza, along with returning stars Joe Wieskamp, Jordan Bohannon and others.

In addition to the Iowa game announcement, Iowa State released game times and television assignments for the majority of its non-conference schedule.

Nov. 29 – Arkansas Pine Bluff – Noon -Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Dec. 2 – South Dakota State – 6 p.m. – Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Dec. 6 – DePaul – TBA – ESPN2 or ESPNU

Dec. 11 – at Iowa – TBA – TBA

Dec. 20 – Jackson State – Noon – Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Dec. 22 – Chicago State – Noon – Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Jan. 30 – at Mississippi State – TBA – TBA

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.