Game Recap

If the Texas Tech Red Raiders were expecting to get some payback for the 34-24 loss against the Iowa State Cyclones when they previously met last October, then they were left disappointed. Saturday, Texas Tech lost to Iowa State on the road by a decisive 31-15 margin. The Red Raiders haven’t found any success against Iowa State since Oct. 10 of 2015, this defeat making it five in a row.

Iowa State’s RB Breece Hall was one of the most active players for the team, rushing for two TDs and 135 yards on 27 carries. QB Brock Purdy had a good game, too, finishing with two touchdowns.

No one had a standout game offensively for Texas Tech, but they got one touchdown from WR Erik Ezukanma.

The matchup pushed Texas Tech down to 1-2 and pulled the Cyclones up to the reverse at 2-1.

The Red Raiders can take some time to mend their wounds since their next contest isn’t for a while. They will face the West Virginia Mountaineers at Jones AT&T Stadium at 1 p.m. ET in two weeks. As for Iowa State, they will go up against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at 1 p.m. ET in two weeks at Boone Pickens Stadium.

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