Cyclone men’s basketball releases season schedule

AMES – The Iowa State men’s basketball team announced its 2013-14 schedule Thursday, starting with the season opener at home against UNC-Wilmington on Nov. 10.

The Cyclones will face 10 teams which advanced to postseason play, including seven games against teams that made it to the NCAA tournament.

The non-conference schedule is highlighted by home games against national runner-up Michigan on Nov. 17 and an Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series showdown with the Hawkeyes on Dec. 13. ISU also hosts Auburn on Dec. 2 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

Iowa State will face Northern Iowa at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines as a part of the Big Four Classic on Dec. 7.

Iowa State will participate in the Diamond Head Classic Dec. 22-25 in Honolulu, meeting George Mason in the first game of the tournament.

Big 12 Conference play opens on Jan. 4, 2014, at Texas Tech.