ISU women's basketball schedule finalized

Iowa State's 2005-06 women's basketball schedule was finalized with the addition of six televised games, including two Fox Sports Net broadcasts and four Mediacom telecasts.

After a pair of exhibition tuneups, the Cyclones boast 14 home games in Hilton Coliseum. ISU will face all three instate foes, including a road trip to Drake Dec. 4, a home matchup against Iowa Dec. 8 and a contest against Northern Iowa as a part of the Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic doubleheader with the Cyclone men in Des Moines' Wells Fargo Arena.

The Cyclones' travel plans include trips to Minneapolis for an Interstate-35 matchup with Minnesota and the Junkanoo Jam in Freeport, Grand Bahama, where ISU joins N.C. State, Rutgers and North Florida in the Freeport Division bracket.

The perennially strong Big 12 Conference slate includes home games against 2005 national champion Baylor (Jan. 25), Oklahoma and Texas Tech from the league's southern division, and all five northern division foes.

Women's basketball season tickets are available by calling the ISU Ticket Office at 515-294-1816 or 1-888-ISU-CYCLONE or ordering online at www.cyclonetickets.com. The 16-game reserved seat season-ticket packages are $135 (public), $108 (faculty/staff/Letterwinners Club) or $68 (National Cyclone Club varsity level). Iowa State students can purchase a $30 season ticket for admission into the student seating areas.

New this year is a general admission season ticket, available for only $75, with seating locations in the balcony corners and ends. The five-game flex plan is $38 for adults and $13 for children. Single-game prices are $10 for adults and $5 for youth (ages 2-18). Lil' Clone Club memberships, which provide admission to all women's basketball games in addition to other events, are $35.

The Iowa State men's and women's doubleheader in the Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic at the Wells Fargo Arena is NOT be a part of the men's and women's season-ticket packages. Season-ticket holders and National Cyclone Club members can purchase priority tickets for the Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic for $35 and $20 through the ISU Athletic Ticket Office until Oct. 1. Information on how to order these tickets was included in the season-ticket renewal form sent out to season-ticket holders and National Cyclone Club members earlier this month. One ticket will include both games of the doubleheader.

NOVEMBER       
6       Sun.    Exhibition (Concordia [
Minn.]), 2 p.m.
13      Sun.    Exhibition (
Grand View College), 2 p.m.
20      Sun.    IUPUI,
1 p.m.
25-26   Fri.-Sat.       Junkanoo Jam# (
Freeport Division)      
25      Fri.    vs.
N.C. State#, 5 p.m.
               
North Florida vs. Rutgers#, 7:30 p.m.
26      Sat.    Consolation/Championship#, 5/7:30 p.m.

DECEMBER       
4       Sun.    at Drake,
2 p.m.
8       Thurs.  HY-VEE CY-HAWK SERIES vs.
IOWA (Mediacom), 7 p.m.
10      Sat.             
AKRON, 2 p.m.
17      Sat.              vs.
Northern Iowa% (Mediacom), 4:30 p.m.
19      Mon.            
California Riverside, 7 p.m.
22      Thurs.           at
Minnesota, 7 p.m.
29-30   Thurs.-Fri.    Cyclone Classic$              
29      Thurs.           Appalachian State vs. IPFW$,
5:30 p.m.
                            
Nicholls State vs. Iowa State$, 8 p.m.
30      Fri.                Consolation/Championship$,
5:30/8 p.m.

JANUARY
4       Wed.                      
OKLAHOMA*, 7 p.m.
7       Sat.               at
Oklahoma State*, 2 p.m.
11     Wed.                        at
Texas*, 7 p.m.
14     Sat.              
NEBRASKA*, 7 p.m.
21     Sat.               at
Colorado*, 3 p.m.
25     Wed.                        BAYLOR*, 7 p.m.
29     Sun.              
KANSAS STATE* (FSN), 2 p.m.

FEBRUARY       
1       Wed.                       at
Nebraska* (Mediacom), 7 p.m.
4       Sat.               at
Kansas*, 1 p.m.
8       Wed.            
MISSOURI*, 7 p.m.
11     Sat.               at
Kansas State*, 2 p.m.
14     Tues.            
TEXAS TECH* (Mediacom), 7 p.m.
18     Sat.              
KANSAS* (FSN), 1 p.m.
22     Wed.              at
Missouri*, 7 p.m.
26     Sun.               at
Texas A&M*, 2 p.m.

MARCH  
2      Thurs.            
COLORADO*, 7 p.m.
7-9, 11                   Big 12 Conference Tournament^

All time are Central
Dates and times subject to change
*Big 12 Conference game
#Junkanoo Jam, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
%Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic, Des Moines, Iowa (double-header)
$Cyclone Classic, Ames, Iowa
^Big 12 Conference Tournament, Dallas, Texas
(Mediacom) ESPN Regional/Mediacom Connections
(FSN) Fox Sports Net


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