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Iowa State @ Oklahoma State kick time set for 2:30

Oct 6, 2018; Stillwater, OK, USA; Iowa State Cyclones quarterback Brock Purdy (15) passes while defended by Oklahoma State Cowboys defensive end Mike Scott (91) during the second half at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

What figures to be a massive Big 12 match-up will be played on network TV.

No. 20 Iowa State’s Oct. 24 road trip to Stillwater to take No. 7 Oklahoma State will kick at 2:30 p.m. on FOX. Both teams will enter the game undefeated in Big 12 play, with the Cyclones sitting at 3-0 and Oklahoma State at 2-0.

Oklahoma State’s game against Baylor, which was scheduled for Oct. 17, was postponed Sunday night to Dec. 12 due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Bears’ program. Iowa State won its third straight game to open conference play on Saturday 31-15 over Texas Tech while the Cowboys had the weekend off.

The Cyclones’ last trip to Stillwater is best remembered for the debut of Brock Purdy. The true freshman entered the game for Iowa State’s second offensive series then promptly went 18-of-23 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns through the air plus another 84 yards and a score on the ground in a 48-42 Iowa State win.

Last season, a 34-27 Cowboys win handed the program its first loss in the month of October since 2017. It was marked by Purdy throwing three interceptions and attempting 62 passes.

That game remains the program’s only loss in its last 13 games played in the month of October.

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.

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