ISU Begins Big 12 Slate With No. 1 Texas
AMES, Iowa-Iowa State (11-4, 0-0 Big 12) opens the Big 12 season at home with No. 1 Texas (15-0, 1-0) Wednesday night in Hilton Coliseum. It marks the second consecutive season that ISU has opened the conference slate vs. Texas (ISU lost at Austin last year, 75-67). ISU is 38-63 all-time in conference openers, 4-2 in home Big 12 openers and 6-7 in Big 12 openers. ISU is at home in its league opener for the first time since 2006.