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Wildcats Fall 42-35 Against Iowa State - Game Recap

Iowa State got a 276-yard performance from Abu Sama III as a key part of its 42-35 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Cyclones were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +9.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 46.0.

Abu Sama III rushed for 276 yards, while Carson Hansen added 11 yards in the win. Jaylin Noel and Jayden Higgins added 160 and 55 receiving yards respectively.

DJ Giddens rushed for 114 yards for Kansas State, while Treshaun Ward added 48 yards. Will Howard threw for 288 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Ben Sinnott and Jayce Brown had 136 and 69 yards respectively.

Kansas State outgained Iowa State 497-488 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 32-10 by the Wildcats.

The time of possession battle favored Kansas State as their offense was on the field for 42:12, longer than the 17:48 of their opponents.