Cyclone Capital Classic Tickets on sale Saturday

Tickets for the 2005 Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic will go on sale Saturday, October 1. The ISU men's team will face Ohio State, while the Cyclone women will battle Northern Iowa.

Tickets for the 2005 Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic will go on sale Saturday, October 1, announced Monday by representatives from ESPN Regional Television, ClearChannel Radio and Iowa State University. Lower level seats will start at $35 and upper level seats are available for $20. The event, scheduled for Dec. 17th at 4:00 pm (CT), brings a great intra-state women's match-up vs. the University of Northern Iowa.  On the men's side, the Buckeyes of Ohio State will square off against the Cyclone men at 7:00 pm (CT).   

The event will mark the first Cyclone related sporting event in Des Moines' new Wells Fargo arena as well as the first live broadcast from the facility on ESPN2. The women's game will be televised statewide on the Mediacom Connections,   while the men's game will be televised to a national audience.

"We are excited to bring this event to Des Moines and feature a great inter-conference match up with a great intra-state game" said Pete Derzis, Sr. Vice-President of ESPN Regional Television.  "We hope to build upon the success of last year and bring out the Iowa State fans to give the nation a glimpse of the new Wells Fargo Arena and the city of Des Moines." 

Last year's Mediacom Cyclone Capital Classic showcased the Iowa State men's team against the Cavaliers of VirginiaIowa State won that game 81 - 79 .  This year's event will culminate a weeklong celebration of Iowa State University in the city of Des Moines.    Tickets to the doubleheader can be purchased by calling the box office at 1-866-55-dahls or going on line at 

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