The Iowa State Cyclones are 7-2 in games played on Thursday and Friday nights. The most notable was knocking off then undefeated and second-ranked Oklahoma State in November of 2011.
The Longhorns are exactly an overwhelming favorite, but Texas is coming off a bye week after knocking off Kansas State.
The Ames, Iowa factor is something the Longhorns are aware of entering Thursday night's game at ISU.
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