MANHATTAN, Kan. – Following a dominant 55-14 win in over in-state rival KU, No. 16 Kansas State is back in action this Saturday on the road as the Wildcats face West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium.
The game kicks off at 11 a.m., and will be shown on ESPN2 with Roy Philpott (play-by-play), Kelly Stouffer (analyst) and Dr. Jerry Punch (sidelines) on the call. K-State Notes (PDF) | Watch ESPN | Listen | Live Stats
The game can be heard across the 39-station K-State Sports Network with Wyatt Thompson (play-by-play), former K-State quarterback Stan Weber (analyst) and Matt Walters (sidelines) calling the action. Fans can also catch the game on SiriusXM (S: 83, X: 83, Internet: 83) in addition to the TuneIn app.
A LOOK AT THE SERIES
• The all-time series between K-State and West Virginia is tied, 5-5, thanks to a current four-game winning streak by the Mountaineers.
• The series is also tied in Big 12 play with each team winning four games apiece.
• The Wildcats won the first four match ups as conference foes while WVU has won the last four, the Mountaineers’ longest winning streak in the series.
• K-State will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak in Morgantown, games that took on different storylines.
• In 2016, the Wildcats jumped out to a 13-0 lead at halftime, but WVU outscored the Wildcats 17-3 the rest of the way – including a 14-0 margin in the fourth quarter – for a 17-16 victory.
• In 2019, the Mountaineers scored 14 points in both the second and third quarters en route to a 35-6 victory despite K-State picking off three passes in the game.
INTO THE RANKINGS
• Following its 4-0 start to Big 12 play, Kansas State was ranked 22nd in both the Associated Press Top 25 and Amway Coaches’ Poll on October 11. The Wildcats remained in the polls this week by checking in at No. 16 in both polls this week.
• K-State has been ranked during the season in the first two years of the Chris Klieman era, while it is the first time the Wildcats have been ranked in consecutive seasons since 2011 and 2012.