The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics Communications:
AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 announced the league schedule for the 2022-23 women’s basketball season on Monday morning. The Cyclones’ 18-game slate begins on Saturday, Dec. 31 at Texas Tech. The conference slate also features four games that have been picked up by ESPN for national TV broadcasts. In addition, ESPN also picked up the rights to a pair of the Cyclones’ non-conference contests.
ISU will make its first of four conference national TV appearances on Sunday, Jan. 8 at Oklahoma, which will be a 2 p.m. tip on ESPN2. The Cyclones will be back on ESPN2 a week later on Sunday, Jan. 14 for a 4 p.m. showdown at Texas on ESPN2. Hilton Coliseum will be on display on Saturday, Feb. 4 when the Cyclones host Baylor for a 5 p.m. tip-off on ESPNU. Texas’ return trip on Monday, Feb. 13 has also been picked up by ESPN, with the exact network and game time to be announced.
Iowa State’s conference home opener will be on Wednesday, Jan. 4 against West Virginia. While the Cyclones will close out the regular season and host Senior Day with a visit from Texas Tech on Saturday, March 4.ADVERTISING
In addition, ESPN announced a pair of pickups for the non-conference schedule. The Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series meeting at Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 7 will tip off at 6 p.m. on ESPNU, while the Cyclones’ Invesco QQQ Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase meeting at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. against Villanova on Sunday, Dec. 18 will tip at 2:30 p.m. Central on ESPN or ESPN2.
This brings the Cyclones’ National TV slate for the season up to eight, with the previously announced Phil Knight Invitational schedule. Iowa State’s Thanksgiving Day contest against Michigan State will tip at 6:30 p.m. Central on ESPNU. ISU’s second PKI game against either North Carolina or Oregon will be on Sunday, Nov. 27 on ESPN2, with the third-place game at Noon Central and the Championship game tipping at 6:30 p.m. Central.
All other game times and network designations will be announced at a later date.
2022-23 Iowa State Women’s Basketball Big 12 Schedule
Dec. 31 – at Texas Tech – TBA
Jan. 4 – West Virginia – TBA
Jan. 8 – at Oklahoma – 2 p.m. – ESPN2
Jan. 11 – Kansas State – TBA
Jan. 15 – at Texas – 4 p.m. – ESPN2
Jan. 18 – Oklahoma State – TBA
Jan. 21 – Kansas – TBA
Jan. 25 – at TCU – TBA
Jan. 28 – Oklahoma – TBA
Feb. 1 – at Kansas State – TBA
Feb. 4 – Baylor – 5 p.m. – ESPNU
Feb. 11 – at West Virginia – TBA
Feb. 13 – Texas – TBA – ESPN/2/U
Feb. 18 – at Baylor – TBA
Feb. 22 – at Oklahoma State – TBA
Feb. 25 – TCU – TBA
March 1 – at Kansas – TBA
March 4 – Texas Tech – TBA
All listed times Central