Iowa State took their opening drive 75-yards for a touchdown to take a 7-0 lead on Oklahoma State and then kicked a field goal on their second drive to lead 10-7. However, the Cowboys outscored the Cyclones 10-0 in the second quarter to take a 17-10 lead into the halftime locker room.
Oklahoma State's offense posted 308 yards against the Cyclones in the first half with quarterback J.W. Walsh completing 16 of 25 passes for 246 yards and a touchdown. OSU receiver Charlie Moore has seven catches for 124 yards.