The two Big 12 Conference teams, Kansas State Wildcats-Iowa State Cyclones, played their first rival game in 1917. Previously members of the Big Eight Conference, the game of Kansas State vs Iowa State is the 8th longest continuous series in college football. In 2016, the matchup of the Cyclones vs Wildcats was the 100th straight annual game between the two teams.
The overall record of the Wildcats-Cyclones series has been close over the century, as of 2016 Iowa State leads the series with 49-46-4. The longest winning streak in the Iowa State vs Kansas State rivalry has been ten straight wins, which has been accomplished by both the Cyclones and the Wildcats. The Wildcats reached 10 wins between 1994-2003, while the Cyclones was from 1943-1952.
Kansas State-Iowa State tickets sell quickly every season, no matter where each of the teams is expected to fall in the Big 12 standings. Bill Snyder Family Stadium and Jack Trice Stadium may never be louder than during a Wildcats vs Cyclones game, and the impact of the game is incredible on both campuses. No matter if the game is set to take place in Manhattan or Ames, TicketCity has you covered with the best Iowa State Cyclones vs Kansas State Wildcats tickets at some of the cheapest prices on the market.
Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Bill Snyder Family Stadium (Manhattan, KS) Wildcats 38, Cyclones 35Coming into the Kansas State-Iowa State rival game, Kansas was coming off of their worst losing streak since 1989. The win 38-35 win for the Wildcats against the Cyclones was an exciting win for the team. Iowa State had a strong first half scoring a touchdown in the first quarter and then four more in the second quarter, but was not able to score in the second half. Kansas State was playing more consistently throughout the game scoring touchdowns in each quarter and closing the lead that Iowa had gained and ending in the Wildcats' win.
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Jack Trice Stadium (Ames, IA) Wildcats 32, Cyclones 28Kansas State made a crucial comeback in the fourth quarter as the team relied on quarterback Jake Walters and a strong second half defense that prevented Iowa State from maintaining their lead. The Saturday game was a career high for Waters when he ran for 138 yards, as well as threw for 239 yards. The Wildcats gained their seventh straight win against the Cyclones with a final score of 32-28.