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KU-Iowa State on Oct. 30 won't be televised

If you want to watch the Kansas football team play on Oct. 30 at Iowa State, you’d better get on the horn to the Iowa State ticket office, because the game will not be televised.

Jayhawks-Cyclones, a 1 p.m. kickoff, will break a 22-game streak of televised Kansas games dating back to the 2008 game at Nebraska, which was available on pay-per-view.

The no-TV designation is an indictment on the performance of KU coach Turner Gill’s Jayhawks. Iowa State hasn’t been a TV draw for years, and that wasn’t going to change with the Cyclones sitting at 3-4 overall and coming off a 52-0 shellacking by Oklahoma.

But Kansas has been a consistent TV draw since the middle of the 2007 season. That, like everything else, appears to have changed.

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