Iowa State Defeats Northern Illinois 27-10 - Recap
The Cyclones were Week 1 winners on Thursday, coming out on top of the Huskies by a score of 27-10 at Jack Trice Stadium.
The Cyclones managed to cover the 4-point spread, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Austen Arnaud completed 27 of 36 pass attempts for 265 yards for the Cyclones in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Huskies defense.
Chad Spann rushed for 80 yards for Northern Illinois, while DeMarcus Grady added 54 yards. DeMarcus Grady threw for 93 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Willie Clark and Martel Moore had 35 and 21 yards respectively.
Iowa State outgained Northern Illinois 403-249 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-14 by the Cyclones.
The time of possession battle favored Iowa State as their offense was on the field for 31:45, longer than the 28:15 of their opponents.
Iowa State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hawkeyes. The Huskies will aim to get on the winning track vs. North Dakota.