Big 12 Basketball Tournament - Iowa State University Alumni Association

Big 12 Basketball Tournament

Every year the ISU Alumni Association is at the center of the action at the annual Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, with spirit rallies, get-togethers, and lots of Cardinal and Gold spirit! Check back for more details as these events approach.

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2016 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Championship
March 4-7
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Oklahoma City, Okla.


Join us at the Marriott Courtyard, 2 West Reno Ave. for send-off spirit rallies 2 hours prior to tip-off of each game.  Get your poms, beads, tattoos, in the hotel lobby at our hospitality table. Show your SUPER FAN SUPPORT along with the cheer squad, pep band, and special guests to get the team fired up for a win!

Fan Gathering Headquarters
Tapwerks Ale House, 121 E. Sheridan Ave, will be the official ISU fan headquarters in OKC. Located in the heart of Oklahoma City’s historic Bricktown, TapWerks Ale House offers Oklahoma’s most unique beverages in an old world-style pub laden with rich woods and a lively atmosphere! Full menu and local live music most weekends. Come to gather with Cyclones from all over and enjoy your time in Oklahoma City!

Additional Group Ticket Sales are available by calling (405) 218-2180. Groups of 10 or more will receive a scoreboard message on the giant Chesapeake Energy Arena video board, and groups of 25 or more will have the option to participate in a pre-game high-five tunnel! Additionally, groups of 50 or more may select one member of the group to participate in a halftime three-point shootout during a Sunday semifinal game.  

Questions? Contact Heather Botine at (515) 294-9171 or See you in Oklahoma City, and Go, Cyclones!

More Oklahoma City Visitor Information:
Visit Oklahoma City
Bricktown District Information
Team Hotel Send-off Location
Chesapeake Arena

2016 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship
March 9-12
Sprint Center
Kansas City
, Mo.

Iowa State Pre-Tourney Party
Kelly’s Westport Inn
500 Westport Rd., Kansas City
Wednesday, March 9 at 5 p.m.

The ISU Alumni Association Club of Kansas City invites you to a fun-filled evening of basketball and socializing at Kelly’s Westport Inn to kick off the tournament. Kelly's has become our home away from Hilton for years. Enjoy live music, drink and food specials, and so much more! Listen to the acoustic sounds of Brian Congdon from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Kelly's will be running the ISU mug special (domestic beer refills in the mugs are $5 for 34 ounces), and Joe’s Pizza will offer two slices for $5 or a large 16" pizza for $14.99.

For a complete listing of ISUAAKC events during the tournament visit:

ISUAA Club of Kansas City Events

Men's Basketball Fan Tipoff Spirit Rally

Join the ISU Alumni Association and Cyclone Club as we host a sendoff party before the team's first-round game in Room 1501, KC Conference Center—corner of Wyandotte and 14th St.

  • Rally 3 hours prior to team’s first round game.
  • Admission is free; however, donations are welcome
  • Cash bar and concessions available for purchase, with light snacks provided while they last
  • Program will include appearances by the Spirit Squad, Pep Band, Cy, Jamie Pollard, and Jeff Johnson
  • Giveaways while they last

View map. (Please note that seating at these events, which typically draw large crowds, is limited and not guaranteed.)

As the men advance, the rallies will continue to be held on the big stage of KC Live! and scheduled by the Big 12.

Fan Gathering Headquarters
McFadden's Sports Saloon, 1330 Grand Boulevard (right across from the Sprint Center), in the Power and Light District of Kansas City, has become the newest ISU in KC tradition. This will be your Cyclone home for the entire Big 12 Tournament, so make sure you stop in before and after each game!

Questions? Contact Heather Botine at (515) 294-9171 or See you in Kansas City, and Go, Cyclones!

More Kansas City Visitor Information:
Kansas City Convention Center    
KC Power and Light Detailed Map and Parking Information
Map of Cyclone rally locations in KC
Visit Kansas City
Kansas City Power and Light District Information

Can't make it to KC or OKC? Find a local club gamewatch near you using our online events calendar.





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