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Iowa State’s Halloween tilt in Lawrence set as 11 a.m. kick

Nov 3, 2018; Lawrence, KS, USA; Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Tarique Milton (14) stiff arms Kansas Jayhawks linebacker Drew Harvey (33) in the first half at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Trick or treat?

Iowa State will be hoping for the latter on Oct. 31 when it visits Kansas for an 11 a.m. kick televised on Fox Sports 1, as announced by the Big 12 on Monday. It will be the Cyclones’ first game played on Halloween since 2015, which ended in a 24-0 win over Texas.

First, the No. 17 Cyclones (3-1, 3-0 Big 12) will face the task of proving to be a contender rather than a pretender this weekend when they visit No. 6 Oklahoma State in a battle between two of the league’s three co-leaders at 2:30 p.m. on FOX.

Meanwhile, Kansas (0-4, 0-3 Big 12) will square off with the third team in that equation when they travel to Manhattan to take on in-state rival Kansas State at 11 a.m. on FS1.

Iowa State has won each of its last five matchups with the Jayhawks, including last year’s 41-31 win in Ames. Matt Campbell has not lost to Kansas since taking over the Iowa State program prior to the 2016 season.

Jared Stansbury


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.