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Iowa State To Square Off Against Creighton In Big East-Big 12 Battle

Otzelberger will get a chance to face his former mentor

Syndication: The Indianapolis Star Kareem Elgazzar via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Iowa State will face Creighton in the 2021 Big East-Big 12 Battle on Saturday, Dec. 4. The game will be televised on Fox, with a tip off time yet to be determined.

T.J. Otzelberger will have the opportunity to face his former boss and mentor for the first time. Otzelberger was an assistant under Greg McDermott during his time in Ames from 2006-2010.

Iowa State and Creighton will be meeting for the 32nd time with Iowa State leading the series 16-15. Iowa State won the last meeting, 91-88, in 2010 on the heels of a half court shot from Jamie Vanderbeken in Des Moines.

2021 BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle Schedule

Dec. 1 Texas Tech at Providence

Dec. 2 Kansas at St. John’s

Dec. 4 Iowa State at Creighton

Dec. 5 Xavier at Oklahoma State

Dec. 7 Butler at Oklahoma

Dec. 8 Marquette at Kansas State

Dec. 8 Connecticut at West Virginia

Dec. 9 Texas at Seton Hall

Dec. 12 Villanova at Baylor

Dec. 18 TCU at Georgetown