"It's great," KU coach Terry Allen said. "I'm sure it disappoints some people in the fact that it messes up some homecomings. We're subject to that because of television times, but it gives us an opportunity to get some exposure. Playing on TV is great."
Texas at Oklahoma State will be the other Big 12 game on the tube that Saturday. Kickoff will be 11:30 a.m. on the Big 12 syndicated network (channels 4 and 13).
ABC will not televise a Big 12 game in its 2:30 p.m. window on that Saturday.