Texas Tech vs. Iowa State final score: Red Raiders down Cyclones, 24-13

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The Texas Tech Red Raiders used 17 unanswered points to defeat the Iowa State Cyclones, 24-13.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders used 17-unanswered points to defeat the Iowa State Cyclones, 24-13, on Saturday night.

Cyclones linebacker A.J. Klein started the scoring, as he returned an interception thrown by Red Raiders quarterback Seth Doege 87 yards for a touchdown to give Iowa State a 7-0 lead.

Doege and the Red Raiders tied the game in the second quarter, and the teams entered the half knotted at 7 apiece.

Iowa State quarterback Steele Jantz connected with tight end Ernst Brun, Jr. for his only touchdown of the night, giving the Cyclones a 13-7 advantage. However, this lead was short-lived as Texas Tech strung together 17 unanswered to put the game away.

Box Score Hero: Texas Tech wide receiver Eric Ward caught nine passes for 122 yards and a score.

Rankings Ramifications: The Red Raiders moved to 4-0 following their win over the Cyclones, so they could receive votes this week.

But Did They Cover? Texas Tech entered the game favored by 1 point, so they were able to cover the spread.

Next Week's Schedule:

Iowa State: Oct. 6 vs. TCU

Texas Tech: Oct. 6 vs. No. 16 Oklahoma

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