Big Four Classic game times are set

DES MOINES – Iowa State will play Northern Iowa and Iowa will play Drake in this season’s Hy-Vee Big Four Classic men’s college basketball event at Wells Fargo Arena.

The Dec. 7 event will begin with the Iowa State-UNI game at 5 p.m., and the Iowa-Drake game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Iowa State played in the NCAA tournament last season. Iowa reached the championship game of the NIT, while UNI played in the Tournament.

This is the second year for the event. Iowa defeated UNI and Iowa State downed Drake last season.