Iowa hoping to create striped effect at stadium

The University of Iowa wants to make Kinnick Stadium a

coordinated sea of black and gold for Saturday night’s game against

No. 22 Penn State.

Fans of the Hawkeyes are being asked to wear either black or

gold, depending on where they sit, to create a striped effect

throughout the 70,000-seat stadium.

People in odd-numbered sections and students are encouraged to

wear black. Fans in even-number sections are being asked to wear


The 17th-ranked Hawkeyes host the Nittany Lions in the Big Ten

opener for both teams.