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HyVee Classic Pre-Game Spirit Rally

The Drake University Alumni Association invite you to join us for the pregame spirit rally to cheer on the men’s basketball teams. The Hy-Vee Classic returns to Wells Fargo Arena for the seventh year in a row. Previously known as the Big Four Classic, this college basketball event brings together the four Division I Men's Basketball programs in the State of Iowa. 

All four schools—Drake, ISU, Iowa, and UNI—are collaborating to bring you one large, shared event! We will offer cash refreshments with snacks and appetizers provided while supplies last. There will be music by DJ Dave Gallagher, giveaways, mascots, and pep rallies with each school’s pep band and cheer squad—fun for everyone!

As in years past, all four schools will work together to collect new or gently used adult coats, hats, gloves, and mittens for donation to the Central Iowa Shelter and Services. The mission of Central Iowa Shelter & Services is to provide low-barrier shelter, meals, and support services at no cost to adults experiencing homelessness and to facilitate their move toward self-sufficiency.

Game information:  More details to come!
Drake vs. ISU - 3:30pm
UNI vs. Iowa - 6:00pm

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Memorial Hall 730 3rd. Street, Des Moines , IA

Event Type

Sporting Events, Special Events


Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Parents




Basketball, Alumni, Pre-game party



Alumni & Development
Contact Name

Cathy Williams

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