Hawkeyes Fall 22-21 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Iowa was unable to contain Duane Bennett on Saturday and the result was a 22-21 Week 9 loss against the Golden Gophers.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.
MarQueis Gray completed 11 of 17 pass attempts for 193 yards for the Golden Gophers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Marcus Coker rushed for 252 yards for Iowa, while Marvin McNutt added 19 yards. James Vandenberg threw for 177 yards for the Hawkeyes, while receivers Marvin McNutt and Kevonte Martin-Manley had 101 and 35 yards respectively.
Minnesota lost the offensive yardage battle to Iowa 446-371 yards in Saturday's game. Iowa had more first downs as that total ended up 21-15.
Minnesota lost the time of possession battle 31:50/28:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Michigan State looking for another win. For Iowa, they head home to face Michigan.