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The Western Illinois Men’s Basketball Team will face Iowa State on Saturday, November 25, per an announcement on the team’s twitter account.
The game will be played at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. This comes as part of the team’s #MatchupMonday campaign, in which they’ll announce a different non-league opponent for the 2017-18 season. every Monday moving forward. 
The Leathernecks are coming off a 8-20 season in which the team lost in the quarterfinal round of the Summit League Tournament. Iowa State went 24-11 last year and were the Big 12 Tournament Champions. The Cyclones have made 6 consecutive march madness appearances.