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Iowa State upsets No. 8 Oklahoma State behind Purdy’s 2 TDs

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Iowa State Cyclones upset the No. 8 Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday. The Cyclones son 24-21 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.

With the win, Iowa State improved to 5-2 on the season. Oklahoma State suffered their first loss of the season, dropping to 6-1.

Breece Hall scores a touchdown against Oklahoma State (Photo by Cyclone Football/Instagram)

The Cyclones have now won three of their last five games vs Associated Press Top 10 teams as an unranked team. They previously defeated the then-No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners and the then-No. 6 West Virginia Mountaineers.

This is the ninth AP Top 10 team to lose to an unranked team this season. It is the most through the first 8 weeks of the season since 2007, according to ESPN’s Stats and Information.

Cyclones quarterback Brock Purdy went 27 of 33 for 307 yards. He had two touchdown passes.

Breece Hall had 21 carries for 70 yards and a touchdown. Xavier Hutchinson had 12 receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns.

Cowboys quarterback Spencer Sanders went 15 of 24 for 225 yards. He had three touchdown passes.

Jaylen Warren had 18 carries for 76 yards. Brennan Presley had six receptions for 84 yards and two touchdowns.

Purdy hit Hutchinson for a nine-yard touchdown reception in the second half. Hall also had a four-yard rushing touchdown.

Andrew Mevis also made a 29-yard field goal.

Sanders hit Tay Martin for a 25-yard touchdown reception.

Oklahoma State led 14-7 at halftime. Sanders hit Presley for a 5-yard touchdown reception.

The two also connected for a second touchdown. This time, Sanders hit Presley for a 42-yard touchdown reception.

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Purdy hit Hutchinson for a one-yard touchdown reception.

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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 10 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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