Jayhawk Homecoming Matchup Against Iowa State Set for 2:30 p.m.

Via Kansas Athletics

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas’ October 1 homecoming matchup against Iowa State will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT, the Big 12 Conference announced Monday. The game will air on either ESPN 2 or ESPNU.

The matchup between the Jayhawks and Cyclones will be the 102nd meeting between the two teams, where Kansas holds a 50-45-6 advantage. Iowa State won the last matchup against Kansas on October 2, 2021, 59-7 in Ames, Iowa. Kansas holds a 28-19-3 advantage in games played in Lawrence.

The 2:30 p.m. kickoff will be Kansas’ first at that time this season and their second afternoon kickoff. Kansas defeated Houston in their first afternoon game this season, 48-30 on the road. The Jayhawks are 1-0 at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium this season, with a season opening 56-10 win against Tennessee Tech.

Kansas is 1-0 in conference play this season after defeating West Virginia, 55-42 in overtime on September 10.

The 3-0 Kansas Jayhawks will return home on Saturday, September 24 to host the 3-0 Duke Blue Devils at 11 a.m. CT, before the matchup against Iowa State.

Fans looking to attend the Kansas vs. Duke game on Saturday, September 24 can purchase single-game tickets in advance to avoid lines on game day. In addition, mini packs and season tickets are available with season tickets starting as low as $185. Tickets can be purchased here.

Derek Nester
Derek Nesterhttp://www.sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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