West Virginia Falls 52-44 to Cyclones - Recap
|West Virginia Falls 52-44 to Cyclones - Recap|
Grant Rohach's 331-yard performance through the air was the key in Iowa State's 52-44 win over West Virginia on Saturday at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Iowa State was an underdog by 7.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Shontrelle Johnson rushed for 72 yards, while Grant Rohach added 66 yards in the win. Quenton Bundrage and Justin Coleman added 93 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Charles Sims rushed for 149 yards for West Virginia, while Dreamius Smith added 58 yards. Clint Trickett threw for 356 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Mario Alford and Charles Sims had 215 and 30 yards respectively.
West Virginia was outgained by Iowa State 575-568 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-19 by the Cyclones.
The time of possession battle favored Iowa State as their offense was on the field for 36:50, longer than the 23:10 of their opponents.