Women's Basketball

Iowa State announces 2022-23 women’s basketball non-conference schedule

Iowa State Cyclones guard/forward Ashley Joens (24) reacts after making a three-point shot against Georgia during the first quarter in the NCAA women’s basketball second-round at Hilton Coliseum Sunday, March 20, 2022, in Ames, Iowa.

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

AMES, Iowa – The anticipation for the 2022-23 Iowa State women’s basketball season continues to build, with more dates for the calendar confirmed with the announcement of the non-conference schedule on Wednesday. The Cyclones are slated for 11 games in non-con competition, in addition to an exhibition contest on Wednesday, Nov. 2 prior to the beginning of the regular season on Monday, Nov. 7. The Cyclones will play six regular-season non-conference games at Hilton Coliseum.

The regular season will begin on Monday, Nov. 7 against Cleveland State at 11 a.m., which will also serve as the annual Field Trip Day. More information in regards to Field Trip Day will be announced next week. The Cyclones then continue non-conference competition on Thursday, Nov. 10 against Southern.

The non-conference swing then hits the road for the first in-state contest of the season on Wednesday, Nov. 16 against UNI. The Cyclones will then return home for a Sunday, Nov. 20 contest against Columbia.

Iowa State heads to Portland, Oregon over Thanksgiving for the previously announced Phil Knight Invitational. The Cyclones will take on Michigan State on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 24) at 6:30 p.m. Central and will then take on either North Carolina or Oregon on Sunday, Nov. 27.

The Cyclones return to Ames on Tuesday, Nov. 29 against SIUE and then head to Eastern Iowa for the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series meeting with Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 7. ISU returns home for a Sunday, Dec. 11 contest against Jacksonville.

ISU will then come out of Finals Week with another previously announced neutral site showdown against Villanova as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Sunday, Dec. 18. The Cyclones then return home to close out the non-conference on Thursday, Dec. 22 against Drake.

The Big 12 schedule will be announced later in September. Times for all other non-conference games will be announced once National TV selections have been made.

Season tickets are on sale now through Iowa State Athletics.

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.