Iowa State Cyclones

Highlights: Iowa State Cyclones vs. No. 5 Oklahoma Sooners

Iowa State University's D'Andre Payne (1) chases Oklahoma's Marquise Brown (5) in the first quarter Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.
Iowa State University's D'Andre Payne (1) chases Oklahoma's Marquise Brown (5) in the first quarter Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.

Iowa State (0-2, 0-1) kept pace, but couldn’t pull off the upset of Oklahoma (3-0, 1-0) for the second straight year, falling to the fifth-ranked Sooners 37-27 in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

Quarterback Kyler Murray was outstanding for the Sooners, completing 21 of 29 passes for 348 yards and three touchdowns and adding 77 yards rushing. Marquise Brown caught nine passes for 191 yards and a 75-yard score.

Zeb Noland filled in admirably at quarterback for the Cyclones, finishing 25 of 36 for 360 yards, two touchdowns and a final-drive interception. Hakeem Butler scored touchdowns of 51 and 57 yards, breaking multiple tackles in the process. David Montgomery picked up 82 yards and a TD on 21 carries.

Iowa State hosts Akron at 11 a.m. next week.

Scoring Summary

OU — Austin Seibert 21 field goal | 3-0, 8:22 1st

OU — Marquise Brown 75 pass from Kyler Murray; Seibert kick | 10-0, 3:43 1st

ISU — Connor Assalley 34 field goal | 10-3, 13:38 2nd

ISU — Hakeem Butler 51 pass from Zeb Noland; Assalley kick | 10-10, 13:15 2nd

OU — CeeDee Lamb 5 pass from Murray; Seibert kick | 17-10, 7:47 2nd

OU — Myles Tease 7 pass from Murray; Seibert kick | 24-10, 0:05 2nd

ISU — Butler 57 pass from Noland; Assalley kick | 24-17, 11:48 3rd

OU — Trey Sermon 22 run; Seibert kick | 31-17, 9:20 3rd

ISU — David Montgomery 1 run; Assalley kick | 31-24, 6:40 3rd

OU — Seibert 31 field goal | 34-24, 3:20 3rd

ISU — Assalley 21 field goal | 34-27, 10:43 4th

OU — Seibert 42 field goal | 37-27, 2:51 4th

Postgame coverage

ISU shows improvement, but comes up short against Oklahoma

Hlas column: Cyclones were saltier this week, but Kyler Murray was too sweet

Notebook: Hakeem Butler has career day against Oklahoma

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