ISU Hosts 2 of Nation’s Best to Open Big 12 Play


August 3rd, 2011 by Jim Field

     AMES, Iowa (AP) – The Iowa State women’s basketball team will open the home portion of next season’s Big 12 schedule against two of the nation’s best.  The Cyclones will host Baylor on Jan. 7 and defending national champion Texas A&M on Jan. 14. That’s according to the Big 12 schedule released Tuesday.  Iowa State will play an 18-game conference schedule this season, playing each league opponent in Ames and on the road.   The Big 12 tournament will start on March 7 in Kansas City.