AMES, IA (AP) Iowa State will host Texas under the lights on Oct. 1.
The Big 12 announced Monday that the game will kick off at 6 p.m. and be televised on FX.
Both teams are 3-0 and have this weekend off, setting up what’ll be one of the bigger games at Jack Trice Stadium in recent memory.
The Cyclones stayed unbeaten with a 24-20 win at Connecticut and is received votes for The Associated Press Top 25 for the first time this season.
The 19th-ranked Longhorns trounced UCLA 49-20 on Saturday. They’ll be seeking payback after losing to Iowa State for the first time in 2010.
The Cyclones hit the road after playing Texas. They play at Baylor and Missouri before hosting Texas A&M on Oct. 22.
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