NCAA Game Summary - Iowa State at Connecticut|
(Friday, September 16th)
Final Score: Iowa State 24, Connecticut 20
East Hartford, CT (Sports Network) - Darius Reynolds caught two touchdown
passes, including the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter, as Iowa State
downed Connecticut, 24-20.
Steele Jantz went 18-for-29 with 200 yards, one touchdown and three
interceptions while Josh Lenz tossed a touchdown on a trick play for the
Cyclones (3-0), who have won their three games by a combined eight points.
Johnny McEntee threw for 188 yards and an interception on 13-for-30 passing
for the Huskies (1-2), who have dropped their past two games after opening the
season with a rout of Fordham. Isiah Moore had eight catches for 143 yards in
the loss while Scott McCummings threw a touchdown pass and ran one in.
The game-winning drive covered 65 yards over eight plays with Jantz and
Reynolds hooking up on a 20-yard score with a 24-20 lead with a little over
nine minutes to play.
Connecticut got down to the Iowa State 38 later in the frame, but a pass on
4th-and-2 fell incomplete.
The Huskies had one final possession with 40 seconds to play and crossed
midfield, but ran out of time.
The Huskies got a 10-yard rushing touchdown from McCummings on their first
possession of the game and a 52-yard field goal from Dave Teggart later in the
quarter for a 10-0 lead. Teggart had missed a 41-yard attempt earlier in the
The first quarter saw four interceptions, including two on consecutive plays.
Iowa State got on the board in the second when James White punched the ball
into the end zone from 26 yards out with a little over 11 minutes to play in
The score stayed that way until the third when Iowa State used a trick play as
Lenz took a pitch from White and tossed the ball to Reynolds for a 40-yard
score and a 14-10 lead.
Connecticut answered with a 50-yard field goal from Teggart, but Zach Guyer
hit a 36-yard field goal later in the third for a 17-13 lead.
In a drive that spanned the third and fourth quarters, the Huskies regained
the lead just over two minutes into the final frame on a 39-yard score by
Kashif Moore from McCummings for a 20-17 lead.
09/17 00:17:11 ET