Kansas-Iowa State: Live updates, score, analysis for Week 7 game (October 14, 2017)

Kansas and Iowa State kick off at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, October 14, as the Jayhawks seek their first Big 12 win.

The Jayhawks are looking for their first Big 12 win of the year. They’ve lost four straight games since taking the season opener against Southeast Missouri State.

The Cyclones come in off one the best wins in program history, a 38-31 road upset of Oklahoma. They’ll present a tough task for Kansas.

Stay here for live updates, scores and analysis.

Kansas-Iowa State live updates, score

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Kansas-Iowa State game time, details

Kansas and Iowa State will kick off at 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.

Which TV channel is Kansas-Iowa State on?

The Kansas-Iowa State game will be televised on FSN.

How can I watch Kansas-Iowa State online?

You can stream the Kansas-Iowa State game online using FOX Sports GO.

How can I listen to Kansas-Iowa State on the radio?

The Jayhawk IMG Radio network will broadcast the Kansas vs. Iowa State game. A complete list of all local affiliates  can be found here.  

Kansas-Iowa State preview, keys to the game

Force Iowa State into a low-scoring game

Aside from the 17-7 loss to Texas, Iowa State has scored at least 38 points each time out, including surpassing the 40-point mark three times. In while it’s certainly not an elite offense, Iowa State can score. Meanwhile, Kansas ranks dead last in the Big 12 in points per play (0.33) and points per drive (1.61), so if the Jayhawks are required to put up plenty of points to win, they’re likely going to return to Lawrence with a 1-5 record.

Rely heavily upon Khalil Herbert

There’s good news and bad news when it comes to the Jayhawks rising running back. Dealing with a hamstring injury, Khalil Herbert is a game-time decision against Iowa State, but if he can go, Kansas needs to rely upon him early and often. Courtesy of 494 yards on the ground throughout the last three games, Herbert ranks third in the Big 12 in rushing yards and not only will he be the Jayhawks most potent offensive weapon, but keeping the ball in his hands keeps the clock running and thus, prevents Iowa State from putting up quite as many points.

Pray to the football gods

It’s clear at this point that game planning doesn’t work well for Kansas. Since David Beaty’s arrival ahead of the 2015 season, the Jayhawks are 3-26 and aren’t projected to win another game this season, per ESPN’s FPI. Kansas has been one of the worst Division I programs in the nation as of late and at some point, you just pray to the football gods for some luck and an unexpected win.

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