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BIG 10 ROUNDUP : In Battle of Iowas, Hawkeyes Extend Win Streak, 45-35

September 23, 1990|From Associated Press

Iowa pulled away from Iowa State by scoring 21 points in the third quarter for a 45-35 nonconference victory Saturday at Iowa City.

Iowa led, 17-14, at halftime over a team that played without its starting quarterback and tailback. But the Hawkeyes (2-0) scored touchdowns 51 seconds apart at the start of the third quarter and added another after Iowa State (1-2) botched a fake punt.

A record crowd of 70,389 in Iowa's Kinnick Stadium saw the Hawkeyes overcome the passing of Iowa State freshman Bob Utter to beat their intrastate rivals from the Big Eight for the eighth consecutive time.

Utter, starting in place of the injured Chris Pedersen, passed for two touchdowns, ran for one and set up another with a 33-yard completion. He completed 20 of 32 passes for 235 yards.

Iowa State also played without tailback Blaise Bryant, who suffered a bruised shoulder in last week's 20-16 loss to Minnesota.

Iowa quarterback Matt Rodgers capped a 77-yard, 12-play drive on the opening series of the second half with a five-yard keeper on an option, giving the Hawkeyes a 24-14 lead.

Utter then fumbled the snap on Iowa State's first play after the kickoff and Rod Davis recovered for Iowa at the Cyclone 21. Two plays later, Tony Stewart slipped between two defenders at the line of scrimmage and ran 18 yards for a touchdown.

Iowa got the ball in good field position again after Eddie Polly sacked Marv Seiler on a fake punt at the Iowa State 38. Jeff Skillett missed a 19-yard field-goal attempt, but Iowa State was penalized for running into holder Jim Hartlieb.

Iowa State Coach Jim Walden then was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct, giving Iowa a first down less than a yard from the goal line. Lew Montgomery scored to make it 38-14 with 2:34 remaining in the third quarter.

Montgomery also ran 15 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown after Iowa State had pulled within 38-28 on Utter's 39-yard touchdown pass to John Glotfelty and Sherman Williams' one-yard run.

Utter threw a seven-yard touchdown pass to Glotfelty in the first half and also scored on a one-yard sneak. Iowa State got its final touchdown on linebacker Gary Pedersen's 66-yard fumble recovery return.

Temple 24, Wisconsin 18--Conrad Swanson ran 32 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown and Bob Wright kicked a 39-yard field goal in the closing minutes to give the Owls a nonconference victory at Madison, Wis.

Temple (2-2), playing its first Big Ten opponent in 38 years, rallied after the Badgers had taken an 18-14 lead on a one-yard touchdown run by Kevin Ellison with 11:55 to play.

Swanson capped a 63-yard scoring drive in six plays with his 32-yard run on a pitchout from quarterback Matt Baker, giving the Owls a 21-18 lead with 8:38 remaining.

Wisconsin (1-2) moved to its 43 but had to punt and Brad Brekke's kick traveled only 29 yards. Temple took over at its 28 and drove 59 yards to the Badger 21. Wright, with a 25 m.p.h. wind at his back, kicked the field goal to give the Owls a six-point lead with 1:58 remaining.

Rory Lee took the ensuing kickoff 44 yards to the Badger 48, but two plays later Wisconsin quarterback Tony Lowery fumbled when hit by Kenyatta Rush and Erick Fenwick recovered. The Owls then ran out the clock.

Purdue 41, Indiana State 13--Quarterback Eric Hunter passed for 291 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Boilermakers over the Division I-AA Sycamores at West Lafayette, Ind.

Indiana State (1-3), playing a Big Ten team for only the third time, sacked Hunter four times and held Purdue (1-1) scoreless until the final minute of the first quarter.

After two Purdue drives stalled without a first down, Hunter passed 32 yards to Curtis McManus for the Boilermakers' first touchdown. The drive survived a failed third-down pass attempt to Tony Vinson when Hunter rushed for two yards on fourth down.

McManus, who missed last season with a knee injury, freshman Galen Morrow, sophomore Ernest Calloway and walk-on Dunyasha Yetts all recorded their first collegiate touchdowns.

Indiana State scored with 2:21 left in the third quarter when John Stites passed five yards to James Juillerat. A two-point conversion attempt failed when Stites fumbled the snap.

The Sycamores scored their second touchdown in the fourth quarter on a one-yard run by Stites.

Indiana 58, Missouri 7--Vaughn Dunbar ran 80 yards untouched for the Hoosiers' longest touchdown run since 1977 and Indiana's Rob Turner scored three touchdowns in this nonconference game at Bloomington, Ind.

Turner, who missed the 1989 season because of academic ineligibility, caught two touchdown passes in the first half and returned a punt 65 yards for a score in the third quarter.

Chris Dyre scored on a nine-yard run with 37 seconds left to give the Hoosiers 58 points--a school record for points at Memorial Stadium.

The old record at the stadium, which opened in 1960, was 52 points, set against Navy in 1986.

Indiana (2-0) used reserves the entire fourth quarter. Missouri, winless on the road against nonconference opposition since 1981, dropped to 1-2 after taking the early lead on Sean Moore's 25-yard run.

Indiana stormed back with Dunbar's run on its first play after the kickoff. The run was the longest by a Hoosier for a touchdown since Darrick Burnett went 89 yards against Miami of Ohio in 1977.

Rice 31, Northwestern 14--Donald Hollas passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Owls (2-1) at Houston. The Wildcats (0-2) have lost 14 consecutive games.

Hollas rushed for 40 yards to go with 157 yards passing.

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