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Iowa State fans commandeered this KU pep rally before Big 12 title game

Iowa State celebrates Big 12 Tournament championship

Iowa State celebrates the Big 12 men's basketball tournament championship after defeating Kansas 78-66 at the Sprint Center on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Kansas City.
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Iowa State celebrates the Big 12 men's basketball tournament championship after defeating Kansas 78-66 at the Sprint Center on Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Kansas City.

How’s this for a hot take? Iowa State fans love Kansas City.

Yeah, I know, that’s not exactly breaking news, but Cyclones fans were out in full force ahead of Saturday’s Big 12 Tournament championship game at the Sprint Center*. And they didn’t take over just at the title game against Kansas.

*Or Hilton South, as Iowa State fans call it

Both KU and Iowa State held pep rallies at the Power & Light District, and the Jayhawks gathering ended up as a sea of cardinal and gold.

Mark Freund of WHO in Des Moines posted this photo to Twitter:

Twitter user Eric Knifong shared this video that has a better look at the number of Iowa State fans in attendance, and you also can see the KU cheerleaders and a mascot on stage:

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