The Iowa State Cyclones compete in the Big 12 Conference and have been playing collegiate basketball since 1908. Over the years, the Cyclones have made the NCAA Tournament 15 times advancing to the Final Four once in 1944. Iowa State is still searching for their first National Championship, but they have won their conference tournament twice, with the most recent occurring in 2000. The Cyclones have also won six conference regular season titles in their history. The 1999-2000 team set a program record in wins with 32 and were led to the Elite Eight by All-American forward Marcus Fizer and first team All-Big 12 guard Jamaal Tinsley. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Iowa State Cyclones basketball tickets.
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Iowa State Cyclones Basketball at Hilton Coliseum Address: 1700 Center Dr, Ames, Iowa, 50011
The Cyclones play their home games at the Hilton Coliseum, located in Ames, Iowa on the campus of Iowa State University. With a capacity of over 14,000 loyal fans, Hilton Coliseum is the place to be for all Iowa State basketball games. The Cyclones owned a 39-game home winning streak that ended in 2002. The Iowa State Cyclones home bench is on the Hilton Coliseum sideline in front of section 113. Hilton Coliseum parking information is covered in our Cyclones event guide.
Big Four Classic
The Big Four Classic is an event held in Des Moines, Iowa featuring the state’s four Division 1’s basketball teams which include Iowa State, Iowa, Drake, and Northern Iowa. Out of the three opponents, Iowa has separated themselves as the biggest rival with Iowa State. Both teams are always fighting for conference supremacy and are consistently one of the better teams in the country.
Iowa State in the Final Four, NCAA Tournament, and Big 12 Tournament
Iowa State has advanced to the Final Four once in 1944 and have made the NCAA Tournament 15 times overall. The Cyclones have won their conference tournament twice through the years along with six regular season titles.
Iowa State Cyclones Event Guide
What time do the gates open prior to a Cyclones game?
All doors to Hilton Coliseum open 60 minutes prior to tip-off.
Where is the best place to park at Hilton Coliseum?
Public parking is available on a first come first served basis in lots A1, A2, A3, A4, B5, and B6. Parking lots around Jack Trice Stadium may also be used. There is no charge for basketball parking.