ISU-Pitt Wrestling Match Canceled; Basketball Update

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State’s wrestling dual against Pittsburgh scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 14 has been canceled due to ongoing winter weather across the Midwest. Travel difficulties caused by the storm will not allow for the Panthers to safely make the trip to Ames.

The Cyclones are still in action tonight at 5 p.m. against Utah Valley, although fans are strongly encouraged to avoid traveling. Fans can watch the broadcast on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ or tune into the Cyclone Radio Network on the Varsity App.

More information on tonight’s dual can be found here.

As of 3 p.m. on Friday, Saturday’s men’s and women’s basketball games will be played as scheduled. The women will host No. 4 Baylor at noon, while the men play Oklahoma State at 5 p.m.

Because of the winter-weather conditions and travel not being recommended throughout the state, Hilton Coliseum will have limited staff. Access roads, parking lots and sidewalks to Hilton Coliseum may be hazardous.

The ticket office and guest services staff will be limited. Concessions stands may be closed or have limited offerings. Johnny’s will be open for the basketball games but the food and beverage availability may be limited. Stage Door in Scheman is canceled.

Parking lots C1 and C2 will be reserved and all other parking will be general admission on Saturday.

Iowa State encourages fans to consider their safety before electing to travel to Ames for the games. If fans are unable to travel due to weather conditions, the women’s game will be broadcast on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ and the men’s game on ESPN2.

If conditions require a further change, additional information will be sent as soon as possible and posted to

Jacqueline Cordova


Jacqueline graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. She has been fortunate enough to have interned for Cyclone Fanatic for 2 and a half years before being promoted to stay on. She currently wears a lot of hats at Cyclone Fanatic: Social Media Director, Iowa State Wrestling beat reporter, and staff photographer. Jacqueline loves reading and watching trash reality TV shows when she's not watching sports. One of her favorite accomplishments is having interned for the Minnesota Vikings and during Super Bowl LII.