3rd quarter recap: Northwestern 28, Iowa 10

Northwestern’s Kain Colter led the offense in the third quarter, throwing for 59 yards and one touchdown and running for 29 yards and one touchdown, and the Wildacts enter the fourth quarter leading 28-10. Northwestern opened up the lead, 21-3, after Colter kept it himself for a four-yard touchdown run to end a one-play, four-yard drive. The Wildcats started in good field position when Connor Kornbrath blocked a punt.

Northwestern made its lead 28-3 when Colter and Christian Jones hooked up for a 47-yard touchdown on the last play of a four-play, 57-yard drive.

Iowa capped a 59-yard drive when James Vandenberg turned a quarterback sneak into a one-yard touchdown run to make the score 28-10.

The Wildcats’ Venric Mark topped 100 yards rushing for the game in the quarter, and has plenty of time to add to his 109 total yards on the ground.

Northwestern has the ball on its own 26-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.

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