WACO, TX – Baylor and Iowa State both played their first conference game of the season today at McLane Stadium. The Bears entered the matchup sporting a 3-0 record, while the Cyclones were 2-1.
Both teams started off on the wrong foot, missing a field goal, but the Bears had the momentum heading into the half, as they blocked Iowa State’s field goal attempt, following Denzel Mims touchdown to take a 7-0 lead. The Bears carried their energy into the third quarter, scoring two touchdowns, to take a 20-0 lead.
The Cyclones rallied in the 4th quarter, to take a 21-20 lead over Baylor. However, John Mayers kicked a 38 yard field goal with :21 seconds left, to take a 23-21 lead, and the Bears defense ended the game with a sack fumble, from James Lockhart, recovered by James Lynch.