Coach Greg Lansing and the ISU Sycamores will spend Thanksgiving in the Sunshine State.
The Sycamores will play in the AdvoCare Invitational in Orlando for the first time since 2011.
A big matchup awaits the team as they’ll face #23 Iowa State on Thanksgiving Day.
In 2011, the Trees had a 3rd place finish at the tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
Spending holidays playing basketball is something that brings a team together.
“This is the best time of the year. In basketball, you don’t have any good holiday. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, all the stuff, your best holidays are during the season so it’s hard to really enjoy them. But this is great for our fans. These guys, there’s nothing better to going on the road with your team. Getting to go down to Disney World, we have a bunch of fans going, bunch of families. It’ll be great for the families and this and that. But we’re going down there to play some good basketball,” Coach Lansing said.
Thursday’s matchup with the Cyclones can be seen on ESPN 2. The Sycamores tip off at 12:30pm ET.