|Date of game: 10/11/2014
Recap: Iowa vs. Indiana
Iowa City, IA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mark Weisman rushed for 89 yards and two touchdowns as the Iowa Hawkeyes rolled past the Indiana Hoosiers, 45-29, in a Big Ten clash at Kinnick Stadium.
Jake Rudock threw for two scores, as well, while completing 19-of-27 pass attempts for 210 yards for Iowa (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten). Damond Powell had 85 yards and a score on three catches.
Tevin Coleman produced 219 yards and three scores on only 15 carries in the losing effort for Indiana (3-3, 0-2). Nate Sudfeld was taken out in the second quarter with an injury after completing only 4-of-9 pass attempts for 85 yards, a touchdown and an interception. Chris Covington came in from there and had as many completions as interceptions with two of each.
Iowa scored 21 unanswered points to start the game, with Rudock throwing a 12- yard touchdown pass to Jake Duzey, Desmond King returning an interception 35 yards for a score and Rudock hooking up with Powell for a 72-yard touchdown strike.
Indiana finally broke the Iowa scoring streak with an 83-yard touchdown run by Coleman.
However, the Hawkeyes responded quickly, as Jonathan Parker ran for a 60-yard touchdown on the first play of the ensuing drive.
Sudfeld threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Nick Stoner early in the second quarter to keep the Hoosiers in business.
The Hoosiers continued to cut into the Hawkeyes lead when Coleman scored on a 45-yard touchdown run a few minutes later.
Iowa stemmed the tide a bit when Marshall Koehn connected on a 22-yard field goal late in the second quarter.
On the final play of the first half the Hawkeyes got a one-yard touchdown run from Mark Weisman.
The teams traded scores in the beginning of the final frame with a one-yard touchdown run from Weisman and a 69-yard scoring run from Coleman, which was followed by a two-point conversion.
Iowa had more than twice as many first downs as the opposition (22-10) but only a 426-393 advantage in total yards.Game Notes