Iowa State rallies to beat Kansas 31-24

KU Jayhawks (KSN Image)
KU Jayhawks (KSN Image)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Jacob Park threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns, Allen Lazard had a career-high 10 receptions for 120 yards and a score and Iowa State slipped past Kansas 31-24 for its first conference win of the season on Saturday.

David Montgomery had a career-high 169 yards rushing for Iowa State (2-8, 1-6 Big 12).

The Cyclones scored on four-consecutive drives, including a 37-yard field goal by Cole Netten that capped the scoring with 2:48 remaining, and Jomal Wiltz intercepted a pass at the ISU 38 to seal it 40 seconds later.

Matthew Wyman’s 37-yard field goal gave Kansas a 17-10 lead early in the second half. Park hit Deshaunte Jones for a 12-yard touchdown and, after a 39-yard TD run by Kansas’ Ke’aun Kinner, Mitchell Harger scored on a 6-yard run to make it 24-22 with 10 seconds left in the third quarter.

A 46-yard run by Montgomery set up a 1-yard touchdown run by Joel Lanning gave the Cyclones the lead, 28-24, for good with 12:03 left.

Carter Stanley passed for 171 yards and Kinner had 152 yards rushing for Kansas (1-9, Big 12 0-7).

INJURY REPORT:

Kansas tight end Ben Johnson missed the game with an undisclosed injury.

THE TAKEAWAY:

Kansas: The Jayhawks have lost 23-straight games against FBS opponents, dating to Nov. 8, 2014, when Kansas defeated Iowa State 34-14 at home.

Iowa State: Iowa relied primarily on Jacob Park under center. Joel Lanning, the starter, completed 1 of 4 passes for 15 yards passing and added 9 yards on the ground.

UP NEXT:

Kansas hosts the Texas Longhorns on Nov. 19. The Jayhawks are still looking for their first conference win since 2014.

Iowa State hosts Texas Tech on Nov. 19.