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What to know before KU vs Duke showdown

KU Memorial Stadium
Posted at 8:00 AM, Sep 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-24 09:00:34-04

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas Jayhawks and the Duke Blue Devils are both undefeated with 3-0 records so far this college football season, but that will soon change after the two teams face off at 11 a.m. in Lawrence, Kansas.

The game is sold out, with over 47,000 fans expected to fill David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

Reporter Jordan Betts attended the stadium on her last day with KSHB 41 News to take a closer look at preparations for the game.

Here is what those in Lawrence should know before attending the highly anticipated matchup:

  • 8 a.m. — There will be a DJ on the Hill getting fans pumped up for game day.
  • 8:45 a.m. — Fans can cheer on the Kansas players during the Hawk Walk as they arrive at the south side of the stadium.
  • 9:30 a.m. — Gates to the stadium open
  • 10 a.m. — The KU Marching Jayhawks will bring team spirit as they perform on the Hill
  • 11 a.m. — It's game time! KU v Duke kicks off.

The KU Athletics Department is encouraging fans to download their mobile tickets before arriving to the stadium.

Fans should also plan to arrive early due to traffic delays on K-10 and 23rd Street.