Iowa State defeated Emporia State, 77-68 on Sunday evening, in its only exhibition game prior to opening the 2017-18 season. The Cyclones were led by senior guard Donovan Jackson’s 22 points. The Cyclones tip off the regular season Friday at Missouri at 8pm.
Northern Iowa beat UNC-Pembroke 72-66 Sunday at Cedar Falls in an exhibition game. The Panther tip off their season Friday night at North Carolina.