Iowa beats Iowa State win in 4th straight series for 13-3 , The game itself was, at times, outright hideous. Iowa’s defense looked gorgeous yet again though , doing more than enough to ensure that the CyHawk trophy stays .
Mekhi Sargent scored on a 2-yard TD run with 4:47 left and Iowa beat Iowa State 13-3 on Saturday for the fourth year in a row. In Campbell’s final season at Toledo, thunderstorms forced the mid-game cancellation of the Rockets’ 2015 season opener against Stony Brook.
Mekhi Sargent scored on a 2-yard TD run with 4 minutes, 47 seconds left, and Iowa beat Iowa State 13-3 ,whose winning streak over the Cyclones (0-1) is the longest since they took 15 straight from 1983-97 , The Hawkeyes gave up just 188 yards on 56 plays, allowed Iowa State inside their 20-yard line just once and forced five three-and-outs in 11 drives. Iowa has now given up only 10 points through two games.
“For our defense to be able to do the things they did, it really speaks highly of them,”Miguel Recinos added a pair of field goals for the Hawkeyes (2-0), whose winning streak over the Cyclones (0-1) is the longest since they took 15 straight from 1983-97.Campbell said Monday on the weekly Big 12 teleconference that every situation is different, but conceded that there were some lessons to take from that experience as the Cyclones prepare for Saturday’s 4 p.m. game at Iowa ,
Iowa State’s defense contributed to the slog, holding the Hawkeyes to 271 yards and 6 of 17 on third downs. But Iowa finally put together a decent drive when it mattered most by going 83 yards in 13 plays — highlighted by a 30-yard reception by Brandon Smith that set up Sargent’s touchdown.