SPOKANE, Wash. - The fifth seeded Iowa State women's basketball team (24-8, 12-6 Big 12) was put to the test, Saturday, as the Cyclones defeated the 12th seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs (27-6, 15-1 WCC) in the first round of the NCAA championship. The contest was a hard fought and physical battle, as the Cyclones emerged victorious, 72-60.
An excited Iowa State women's basketball team landed in Spokane at 4 p.m. Pacific time. Click the video below to see a short clip of the team's arrival.
Team Send-off at Hotel
The Iowa State women's basketball team will have a team send-off at the team hotel two hours prior to tip-off.
>> 3/23 Team Send-Off - 11 a.m. (PST) | Game Time 1:15 p.m. (PST)
Team hotel information
Double Tree Hotel
322 N. Spokane Falls Ct
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday, March 18: Team Reaction, Fennelly and Players Talk NCAA Selection
Click the embedded media players below to see reaction of the team's selection to the NCAA Tournament and media conferences from head coach Bill Fennelly and players.
Fennelly and Players React to NCAA Selection
WBB Players React
Monday, March 18: Iowa State NCAA Tournament Ticket Information
A limited number of tickets are available from the Iowa State Athletics Ticket Office for the NCAA Women’s Basketball first and second rounds.
Members of the Cyclone Club or basketball season ticket holders should call the ISU Athletics Ticket Office toll free at 888-478-2925 or locally at 515-294-1816 to order tickets, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Cyclone Club members or season ticket holders may also stop at the ticket office in the Jacobson Building between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to place their ticket orders in person. A limit of four tickets per account may be ordered. All orders are based on availability.
Tickets purchased through the ISU Athletics Ticket Office are only for the sessions that Iowa State participates in. Fans that purchase first round tickets will be charged for the second round only if the Cyclones advance. If Iowa State does not advance, fans will not be charged nor will tickets be available for the second round.
All other fans should order tickets from Gonzaga University at 509-313-6000 or gozags.com and there is no limit on the number of tickets that can be ordered. Single session tickets are $22 for adults and $16 for youth 12 and under. All-session tickets are $37 for adults and $25 for youth 12 and under.