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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

The Big 4 Basketball Classic has a bright future in the state of Iowa.  

The Athletic Directors at Drake University, Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa and the University of Iowa announced today a two-year extension of the Hy-Vee Big Four Classic. This will ensure the event will be held through 2017.

The third of four Big 4 Classic events that were in the original contract will be played Saturday, Dec. 20, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Iowa State and Drake playing in the event's first game at 4 p.m. and Iowa and UNI squaring off in the nightcap at 6:30 p.m. This year's event is sold out.

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