LAWRENCE, Kan. — This year’s Kansas vs Kansas State football Sunflower Showdown will be played in primetime.
KU and K-State will meet in Lawrence on Saturday in a battle of 7-3 teams. The game will kickoff at 6 p.m. and air on FS1, the league announced Saturday.
The Jayhawks lead the all-time series 65-51-5, but the Wildcats have won the last 14 games against their in-state rival on the football field.
It’s the 113th football Sunflower Showdown, dating back to 1911. The rivalry is the fourth-longest uninterrupted series in FBS history.
Kansas State just re-entered the AP Top 25 poll at no. 23 after dominating Baylor 59-25 on Saturday. Meanwhile, Kansas dropped out of the poll, falling from 19, after a 16-13 loss to unranked Texas Tech at home.