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ISU falls to K-State on the road

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KANSAS CITY, KANSAS (KWWL) -- After a 35-7 loss to the ninth ranked Hawkeyes last week, Iowa State hoping to recover Saturday against Kansas State. Paul Rhoads leads the cyclones onto the field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, and for the second year in a row, the game goes down to the wire.

In the second, Austen Arnaud fires a strike to Jake Williams for the touchdown. Iowa state takes a 7-3 lead.

Third quarter, the defense coming up clutch. A.J. Klein had a whale of a game. He picks it off, and nothing but 69 yards of open field in front of him and that gives the Clones a 14-10 lead.

To the fourth quarter, Grant Mahoney with a couple clutch kicks, including this 34 yard field goal to give ISU a 20-17 lead with 11 minutes to play.

But the wildcats rushing attack was darn near unstoppable. Daniel Thomas with 181 yards and two touchdowns. K-State leads 24-20 with seven minutes to play.

Iowa State with two chances to tie or take the lead in the final minutes. But the first drive ends when Arnaud fumbles after being sacked. K-State tacks on a field goal, Arnaud over-throws a wide open Alexander Robinson. That could have tied the game.

Instead, the Clones turn it over on downs and fall to Kansas State 27-20.

Online Reporter: Lauren Squires

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