Iowa Men's Basketball

Iowa men's basketball to play Gonzaga in Sioux Falls this year

A possible meeting of preseason top-5 teams

Iowa Hawkeyes center Luka Garza (55) celebrates a basket during the first half of their Big Ten Conference men's basketb
Iowa Hawkeyes center Luka Garza (55) celebrates a basket during the first half of their Big Ten Conference men's basketball game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

According to a CBSsports.com story Tuesday night, Iowa will play Gonzaga in men’s basketball on Dec. 19 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Gonzaga is ranked No. 1 and Iowa No. 5 in CBS Sports’ Top 25 And 1 preseason rankings.

The story said the contracts for the game are expected to be signed soon.

Iowa no longer is playing its previously scheduled game in Sioux Falls, against Oregon State on Dec. 22.

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