Iowa State Loses Wild Game to #15 Oklahoma State 49-42

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Oklahoma State survives the Cyclones with a final score of 49-42.

Iowa State played the second half with Zeb Noland at quarterback after Kyle Kempt left with an injury in the first half. The victory keeps No. 15 Oklahoma State in third place in the Big 12 and drops Iowa State to fourth and likely knocks the Cyclones out of contention for the Big 12 title race.

(Ames) - Mason Rudolph threw two touchdown passes in the final six minutes as Oklahoma State rallied to beat Iowa State 49-42.

David Montgomery rushed for 106 yards and 3 TD's.

But since Oklahoma State won, both teams can breathe easier.

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But there is something about these TCU Horned Frogs that makes them one of the toughest outs in college football year after year. A week after blanking Air Force without throwing a pass, quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw hoisted one attempt - a 42-yard completion.

Two plays later the Cowboy defense made the biggest play of the game as Green out wrestled Marchie Murdock on a jump ball in the corner of the end zone for an interception.

Lanning also posted a productive day offensively, scoring on a tough one-yard run and then tossing a 22-yard strike to Lazard for a score. Iowa State fans were understandably upset at the controversial call, but it appears the refs got the call correct with Green coming down with first possession. On OSU's third play of the possession, QB Mason Rudolph found wide receiver Dillon Stoner for a 19-yard touchdown that turned out to be the game victor. Noland threw for 263 yards.

The Cyclones finish the regular season with road games at Baylor and Kansas State.

The Cowboys were quick to business the next time they had the ball, Rudolph hit Dillon Stoner for a 19 yard touchdown pass to cap off a 3 play, 51 yard drive.

The Cyclones were poised to score with less than a minute on the clock, but a pass break up by Rodarius Williams in the end zone followed by a touchback interception by A.J. Green, secured the Cowboys win.