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Cy-Hawk Football Matchup Confirmed as Prime Time Game

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IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Big Ten Network confirmed on Monday early reports indicating the matchup between Iowa and Iowa State football this upcoming season will be in prime time.

The Cyclones and Hawkeyes will play at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Kinnick Stadium. The game will be broadcasted on the Big Ten Network.

The 2002 season was the only other time Iowa and Iowa State have played an evening game in Kinnick Stadium.

“Competing for the Cy-Hawk Trophy under the lights in Kinnick Stadium will provide a great atmosphere for our fans, and will serve as a showcase for our historic venue to a national audience,” said UI Director of Athletics Gary Barta in a press release. “We are excited to host two-night games for the second straight season.  Being selected for three prime-time games overall is a reflection of our past success and respect for our product.”

The Hawkeyes are also scheduled to play back-to-back night games against Penn State in Happy Valley on Nov. 5 and Michigan at home on Nov. 12.

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