Iowa State University Alumni Association

2017 NCAA Tournament

Men's Tournament
Midwest Region First and Second Rounds
BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wis.

Second Round Game: 5) Iowa State vs. 4) Purdue
Saturday, March 18, appx. 8:40 p.m. CT

Fan Information:

Fan gathering locations: Fans are encouraged to gather Saturday at the following locations for fun with friends, as well as food and drink specials:

  • McGillycuddy's Bar and Grill, 1135 N. Water Street
    Offering $3 domestic beers and $6 tall rail/well drinks for fans in ISU apparel
    Will be showing the Cyclone women's NCAA tourney game Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
  • Red Rock Saloon, 1227 N. Water Street
  • Steny's Tavern, 800 S. 2nd Street
    ​Offering $5.75 Guinness and $5.50 Jamison cocktails for fans in ISU apparel
    Also offering free shuttle rides to the BMO Harris Bradley Center

Team sendoff Saturday: Due to limited space and a late tipoff no formal program or pep rally is scheduled. There will be a team sendoff from the Hilton Milwaukee City Center at 6:40 p.m. as an opportunity to cheer on the team as they board the bus for the BMO Harris Bradley Center. No seating or large gathering space will be available.

Women's basketball gamewatch Saturday: Cyclones in Milwaukee who want to watch the women's team take on Syracuse in first-round NCAA tourney action are invited to gather at McGillycuddy's at 12:30 p.m., as they have committed to showing the game for our fans.

Friday and Saturday distillery and brewery tours: All fans who come to Milwaukee's Central Standard Distillery, 613 S. 2nd Street, wearing ISU gear on Friday or Saturday will receive free wristbands entitling them to drink specials all weekend and a spot on a Milwaukee Brewing Company brewery tour. Doors open at noon daily; brewery tours begin at 4 p.m.

Get your gear:

Big 12 Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament gear is now available through the Iowa State University Book Store.

Links and Resources:

Purchase Tickets Through VividSeats Tournament Central
Find a gamewatch near you

Questions? Contact Amanda DeMaris at (515) 294-3977 or

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