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ISU Women's Basketball Finalizes 2021-22 Schedule

Power huddle from the ISU women.

The complete 2021-22 Idaho State women’s basketball schedule has been announced by Head Coach Seton Sobolewski. The returning 2020-21 Big Sky Champion team faces off against multiple power programs and a solid Big Sky Conference competition.

“To sum it up,” remarked Head Coach Seton Sobolewski. “This year’s non-conference schedule includes five teams that played in the postseason last year, four of them played in the NCAA tournament. It’s going to be tough.”

The Bengals open the season hosting an exhibition game against the College of Idaho Nov. 5th in Reed Gym at 5:00 PM.

The Bengals then head to Eugene to take on PAC-12-member Oregon Nov. 9th, before returning home to host Park University Nov. 13.

Then it’s back on the road as the Bengals play Gonzaga in Spokane Nov. 18th before heading east to face the University of Missouri Nov. 21.

After playing Missouri, the Bengals head to a more tropical climate to take on the 2021 Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico Nov. 25-26. The Orange and Black will face off against the University of Toledo and the University of Central Florida over the course of two days.

Returning from the Cancun trip, the Bengal squad will be faced with its first look at Big Sky competition as they travel to Portland State Dec. 2 and Northern Arizona Dec 4th.

After the first look at conference play, the Bengals will face off with a trio of non-conference opponents.

First, the Bengals host Carrol College on Dec. 8th. The game will be played at 11 am as the Orange and Black also welcome children from the local schools to fill Reed and cheer on the Bengals.

Dec. 11th the Bengals head north to St. Paul, Minnesota to take on the St. Thomas Tommies.

The Bengals then return home for one final non-conference matchup when the Utah Valley Wolverines come to Reed Gym Dec. 21.

The Orange and Black then has a week off to enjoy the holiday and prepare for Big Sky Conference play.

Dec. 31 the Bengals welcome the University of Montana to Reed gym as they get into the swing of their 2021 Championship defense.

New Year’s Day, Montana State comes to Reed gym for an exciting conference matchup.

The Bengals then hit the road for three games. First, they take on rival Weber State Jan. 18 before heading to Eastern Washington Jan. 13th.

The Bengals conclude the road trip with a Battle of the Domes rivalry game against The University of Idaho Jan. 15.

After the trip, the Bengals are home for a full two weeks. First, they host Weber State Jan. 20 and Southern Utah Jan. 22.

Then Sacramento State comes to Pocatello Jan. 27th followed by Northern Colorado Jan. 29.

After the homestand, the Bengals head north to face Montana State Feb. 3 and the University of Montana Feb. 5th.

Back home, the Bengals have their second Battle of the Domes match with the University of Idaho Feb. 10 before hosting Eastern Washington Feb. 12.

The Bengals then hop around the west of the United States going first to Greeley to play Northern Colorado Feb. 17 then flying to Sacramento to take on Sac State Feb. 19.

The Orange and Black return home one final time to take on NAU Feb. 24 and Portland State Feb. 26.

Finally, the Bengals have a single game in Cedar City with Southern Utah Mar. 2.

The Bengals will then defend their 2021 tournament title in Boise Mar. 7-10 at the 2021 Big Sky Basketball Tournament.

Follow along at and on social media @HeartofaBengal to keep up with the team as the season gets closer.

Jamon Anderson has served with KISU FM since 2003 in many capacities including show-host, newscaster, announcer, board operator, production specialist, engineering assistant, automation and programs manager. He is currently KISU's General Manager.