Women's Basketball

WBB announces non-conference schedule

Iowa State head women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly advises his players between quarters in a non-conference basketball game against Drake University on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.

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 2021-22 season Monday. The Cyclones’ season-opener is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9 against Omaha, following an exhibition game against Wisconsin-River Falls on Nov. 4.

The Cyclones’ schedule will feature seven home matchups and two road contests in non-conference action, while adding a neutral site tournament in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Esterro, Florida. After opening the season against Omaha, Iowa State will host South Dakota State on Monday, Nov. 15 before hitting the road to take on Drake in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, Nov. 18.  The Cyclones will square off with Southern on Sunday, Nov. 21 before traveling to Florida from Nov. 26-28 for the Gulf Coast Showcase.

The Cyclones will take their talents to Louisiana next when they take on LSU on Dec. 2, before returning home to play its final four non-conference games inside Hilton Coliseum, beginning with Longwood on Sunday, Dec. 5. Iowa State will then host Iowa in the much-anticipated Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk series on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

ISU will take on UNI on Sunday, Dec. 12, before closing out non-conference action with Prairie View A&M on Dec. 19.

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.

Click here to view the 2021-22 women’s basketball non-conference schedule.

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.

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