The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

College Sports

November 24, 2012

WVU snaps skid

Mountaineers become bowl-eligible

(Continued)

AMES, Iowa — WEST VIRGINIA 31, IOWA ST. 24

WVU (6-5)    3    14    3    11    —    31

IS (6-6)    0    14    7    3    —    24

First Quarter

WVU: FG Bitancurt 42, 9:58.

Second Quarter

WVU: Alston 1 run (Bitancurt kick), 10:34.

IS: Tiller 8 pass from S.Richardson (Arceo kick), 7:57.

WVU: Bailey 6 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 4:10.

IS: Lenz 18 pass from S.Richardson (Arceo kick), :18.

Third Quarter

WVU: FG Bitancurt 44, 7:26.

IS: Bundrage 35 pass from S.Richardson (Arceo kick), 4:56.

Fourth Quarter

WVU: FG Bitancurt 35, 9:35.

IS: FG Arceo 49, 6:42.

WVU: Austin 75 pass from G.Smith (Austin run), 6:31.

Attendance — 53,792.

    WVU    IS

First downs    24    24

Rushes-yards    41-239    46-234

Passing    236    162

Comp-Att-Int    22-31-0    13-31-0

Return Yards    42    4

Punts-Avg.    3-30.0    4-34.5

Fumbles-Lost    0-0    1-1

Penalties-Yards    11-107    5-43

Time of Possession    31:34    28:26

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — WVU: Alston 19-130, Austin 14-74, Buie 4-23, G.Smith 2-15, Team 2-(minus 3). IS: S.Richardson 18-119, Woody 7-38, J.White 8-31, Johnson 8-25, Van Der Kamp 1-12, Gary 1-4, Horne 1-4, J.West 2-1.

PASSING — WVU: G.Smith 22-31-0-236. IS: S.Richardson 13-31-0-162.

RECEIVING — WVU: Bailey 7-82, Austin 6-99, Woods 6-43, Arlia 2-5, Buie 1-7. IS: Lenz 4-48, Bundrage 2-44, Young 2-23, J.West 2-22, Tiller 2-20, Johnson 1-5.

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