NCAA Tournament History for Iowa State

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 19-20, 0.487

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2019Big 12Midwest6
  • -lost to M 11 Ohio State 59-62
  • 2017Big 12Midwest5
  • beat M 12 Nevada 84-73
  • lost to M 4 Purdue 76-80
  • 2016Big 12Midwest4
  • beat M 13 Iona 94-81
  • beat M 12 Ark-Little Rock 78-61
  • lost to M 1 Virginia 71-84
  • 2015Big 12South3
  • -lost to S 14 UAB 59-60
  • 2014Big 12East3
  • beat E 14 NCCU 93-75
  • beat E 6 North Carolina 85-83
  • -lost to E 7 Connecticut 76-81
  • 2013Big 12West10
  • +beat W 7 Notre Dame 76-58
  • lost to W 2 Ohio State 75-78
  • 2012Big 12South8
  • beat S 9 Connecticut 77-64
  • lost to S 1 Kentucky 71-87
  • 2005Big 12East9
  • +beat E 8 Minnesota 64-53
  • lost to E 1 North Carolina 65-92
  • 2001Big 12West2
  • -lost to W 15 Hampton 57-58
  • 2000Big 12Midwest2
  • beat M 15 Central Conn 88-78
  • beat M 7 Auburn 79-60
  • beat M 6 UCLA 80-56
  • lost to M 1 Michigan St 64-75
  • 1997Big 12Midwest6
  • beat M 11 Illinois St 69-57
  • +beat M 3 Cincinnati 67-66
  • lost to M 2 UCLA 73-74
  • 1996Big EightMidwest5
  • beat M 12 California 74-64
  • lost to M 4 Utah 67-73
  • 1995Big EightSoutheast7
  • beat SE 10 Florida 64-61
  • lost to SE 2 North Carolina 51-73
  • 1993Big EightWest8
  • -lost to W 9 UCLA 70-81
  • 1992Big EightEast10
  • +beat E 7 Charlotte 76-74
  • lost to E 2 Kentucky 98-106
  • 1989Big EightSoutheast10
  • lost to SE 7 UCLA 74-84
  • 1988Big EightEast12
  • lost to E 5 Georgia Tech 78-90
  • 1986Big EightMidwest7
  • beat M 10 Miami-Ohio 81-79, OT
  • +beat M 2 Michigan 72-69
  • lost to M 6 North Carolina St 66-70
  • 1985Big EightMidwest13
  • lost to M 4 Ohio State 64-75
  • 1944Big EightWest
  • beat Pepperdine 44-39
  • lost to Utah 31-40