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Iowa State announces home non-conference games

Feb 22, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Steve Prohm talks with guard Prentiss Nixon (11) and teammates during the first half against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Hilton Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

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

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s basketball team has announced its home non-conference schedule for the 2020-21 season. The remaining road non-conference game will be announced by the home institution.

The schedule is subject to change. Times and television will be announced at a later date.

The Cyclones will have five non-conference home games on the schedule, with the season opener on Nov. 29 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Iowa State will then face South Dakota State on Dec. 2, followed by DePaul on Dec. 6.

The remainder of the non-conference home slate includes Jackson State (Dec. 20) and Chicago State (Dec. 22).

The Big 12 Conference portion of the schedule, as well as the SEC/Big 12 Challenge game, was released in late October. To view the complete schedule, click here.

2020-21 Non-Conference Home Games

Sunday, Nov. 29 – vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Wednesday, Dec. 2 – vs. South Dakota State

Sunday, Dec. 6 – vs. DePaul

Sunday, Dec. 20 – vs. Jackson State

Tuesday, Dec. 22 – vs. Chicago State

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.