Recap - Cyclones Defeat Tulsa 38-23
Tulsa was unable to contain Shontrelle Johnson on Saturday and the result was a 38-23 Week 1 loss against the Cyclones.
Iowa State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 50.5.
Steele Jantz completed 32 of 45 pass attempts for 281 yards for the Cyclones in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Hurricane defense.
Trey Watts rushed for 125 yards for Tulsa, while Ja'Terian Douglas added 55 yards. Cody Green threw for 198 yards for the Golden Hurricane, while receivers Bryan Burnham and Thomas Roberson had 90 and 35 yards respectively.
Tulsa was outgained by Iowa State 441-358 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-16 by the Cyclones.
Tulsa lost the time of possession battle 32:18/27:42, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Iowa State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Iowa. Tulsa will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tulane.