As first reported by FootballScoop.com Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads was fired yesterday after the Cyclones blew a 35-14 lead against Kansas State.
Rhoads spent 7 seasons at Iowa State and beat the Mountaineers just once in his tenure in Ames. West Virginia lost to Iowa State at home in 2013 52-44.
The Mountaineers will again be favored at home this weekend against the 3-8 Cyclones who are on a 3 game losing streak.
The game will be at noon eastern and will be televised on FS1.
UPDATED: According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN Paul Rhoads will still coach the Cyclones this Saturday against WVU despite being fired earlier today.
Even though Paul Rhoads has been fired, he will coach Iowa State’s finale at West Virginia Saturday
— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) November 22, 2015