Iowa State to host Texas under the lights


September 20th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State will host Texas under the lights on Oct. 1st. 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.