65.9 F
Wichita
Monday, May 25, 2020

Strong Fourth Quarter Pushes Wildcats Past Iowa State on Senior Night, 27-17

Must read

iNWS Alert

New event. Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 3:25 PM to 5/27/2020 7:00 AM CDT for Marshall County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

Event extended (time). Flash Flood Watch from 5/25/2020 10:16 AM to 5/26/2020 7:00 PM CDT for Marshall County, KS, Pottawatomie County, KS, Nemaha...

iNWS Alert

Event extended (time). Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 8:53 AM to 5/30/2020 5:30 AM CDT for Marshall County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

New event. Areal Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 8:48 AM to 4:45 PM CDT for Riley County, KS. More information.
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications.After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations.In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 94 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing. In 2018 he became the Studio Coordinator at the Cumulus Kansas City broadcast center for Kansas City Chiefs Football.

Courtesy of K-State Athletics

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Entering the fourth quarter tied at 17, Kansas State erupted with ten consecutive points on a Jordon Brown rushing touchdown followed by a Blake Lynch field goal to clinch a 27-17 win over Iowa State on senior night at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

K-State (8-4, 5-4 Big 12) led 14-0, but a pair of second quarter Iowa State scores sent the teams to the half tied at 14. The Wildcats used a powerful rushing attack and strong defense in the second half to to earn its fifth Big 12 victory in 2019.

Brown and freshman Jacardia Wright combined for 151 of the Wildcats 231 yards on the ground. Both players rushed for a score. Skylar Thompson completed 5-of-12 passes for 57 yards and added 38 rushing yards on the night.

Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy passed for one touchdown with sophomore wideout Tarique Milton nabbing three of Purdy’s throws for 73 yards. Freshman running back Breece Hall rushed for 59 yards on 18 carries with one score for the Cyclones.

 SEASON RECORD UPDATE

K-State 8-4 (5-4, Big 12)

Iowa State 7-5 (5-4, Big 12)

WHAT’S NEXT

K-State finished the regular season and awaits its selection for a bowl game on December 8.

- Advertisement -

More articles

- Advertisement -

Latest article

iNWS Alert

New event. Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 3:25 PM to 5/27/2020 7:00 AM CDT for Marshall County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

Event extended (time). Flash Flood Watch from 5/25/2020 10:16 AM to 5/26/2020 7:00 PM CDT for Marshall County, KS, Pottawatomie County, KS, Nemaha...

iNWS Alert

Event extended (time). Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 8:53 AM to 5/30/2020 5:30 AM CDT for Marshall County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

New event. Areal Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 8:48 AM to 4:45 PM CDT for Riley County, KS. More information.

iNWS Alert

New event. Areal Flood Warning from 5/25/2020 5:38 AM to 8:30 AM CDT for Riley County, KS. More information.