By The Associated Press
Iowa State (2-0) at UConn (1-1) on Friday, 20:00 ET
Line: UConn by 4 1 / 2
Record Series: UConn leads 1-0
Last meeting: UConn won 37-20 in 2002
Iowa State has a triple-overtime victory over rival Iowa
but this does not mean much if you can not beat a team in Connecticut
rebuilding mode. The Huskies need to get things done
Once again, when you drop the Vanderbilt 24-21 last week.
UConn defense against Iowa State QB Steele Jantz. Jantz gave
Suitable for the Hawkeyes last week, throwing 279 yards and four TD and
is almost as much damage with his feet. But the Huskies are
veteran defense with nine innings of back, and allow only 12
points in the game.
Iowa State: RB Shontrelle Johnson. Johnson had 108 yards last
A week after an uncertain opening, and may be a constant threat in March
Iowa State was looking for.
UConn: SBC McCummings Scott, Johnny and Mike McEntee Nebrich.
The Huskies can play all three. Can they find one that
can win a Big 12 opponent?
UConn victory in Iowa nine years ago was the first in a
bowl-bound opponent in the FCS ... Cyclones wear white pants
and white shirts for the first time in five years ... Huskies coach
Paul Pasqualoni leads all trainers with 62 victories in the Big East
playing ... Jantz was the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week
Hawkeyes player efforts.