Recap: Kansas State football falls to 0-3 in Big 12 after 33-20 loss to Iowa State

Arne Green
Topeka Capital-Journal

MANHATTAN — It's Farmageddon at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, where reporter Arne Green will provide live updates on another battle between Kansas State and Iowa State.

Kicking off the festivities will be the roar of nearly 100 motorcycles circling the field in pregame as part of the annual Harley Day:

Wildcats fall to Iowa State

Iowa State picked up its second straight victory over Kansas State and first in Manhattan since 2004, beating the Wildcats, 33-20, Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Staadium

K-State scores and Iowa State answers

Kansas State was still clinging to life when Skylar Thompson scored on a 1-yard run with 12:21 left. After Taiten Winkel hit the right upright on the point after, the Wildcats trailed 27-13.

Iowa State wasted no time getting in scoring position with a 43-yard Breece Hall run, leading to a 41-yard Andrew Mevis field goal that extended the Cyclone lead to 30-13 with just 9:09 to play.

Iowa State takes 27-7 lead to fourth quarter

After three quarters, Iowa State remains in control, leading Kansas State, 27-7.

Cyclones with marathon drive, go up 27-7

Iowa State stopped Kansas State to start the second half, then made the Wildcats pay with an 18-play, 93-yard drive that took 10 minutes, 2 seconds off the clock.

The Cyclones capped the drive with an 11-yard touchdown pass from Brock Purdy to Sean Shaw with 2:55 left in the third quarter for a 27-7 advantage.

Iowa State leads Kansas State at the half, 20-7

Iowa State gets a 41-yard Andrew Mevis field goal as time expires to lead Kansas State at the half, 20-7. The Cyclones outscored K-State 10-0 in the quarter after the Wildcats missed a 43-yard field goal.

Iowa State outgained the Wildcats in the half, 251 yards to 120. Brock Purdy was 13 of 15 passing for 143 yards and Breece Hall carried the ball 15 times for 108 yards and two touchdowns, including a 75-yarder on the game's first play from scrimmage.

Hall also had three catches for 27 yards, while Jaylin Noel caught four passes for 48.

Of Kansas State's 120 yards, one-third came on a 40-yard touchdown pass from Skylar Thompson to Phillip Brooks. Thompson was just 4 of 8 for 69 yards passing.

Kansas State had 51 yards rushing in the half, with Deuce Vaughn picking up 45 on eight attempts and Joe Ervin 27 on four carries. 

Breece Hall again for Iowa State

After Kansas State's missed field goal, Iowa State drives 80 yards in 14 plays and goes up 17-7 on a 1-yard Breece Hall touchdown run with 5:02 left in the first half.

K-State squanders a chance to tie

Kansas State drives to the Iowa State 15-yard line and has a chance to tie the game, but Taiten Winkel's 43-yard field goal attempt goes wide right and Iowa State still leads 10-7.

Kansas State trails Iowa State after one quarter, 10-7

After giving up a 75-yard touchdown run on the game's first play, Kansas State's defense has stiffened and the Wildcats trail 10-7 at the end of the first quarter.

K-State strikes back

After Iowa State goes up 10-0 on a 44-yard Andrew Mevis field goal — set up by a Greg Eisworth interception — Skylar Thompson comes back with a perfect 40-yard touchdown strike to Phillip Brooks and K-State pulls within 10-7 with 3:58 left in the first quarter.

Fast start for Cyclones

Iowa State won the coin toss and wisely chose to receive. On the first play, Breece Hall busts through the line, hits the right sideline and scores on a 75-yard run. Time elapsed: 12 seconds, 7-0 Cyclones.

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