AMES - Iowa State got the 2017 season started much better than last year. ISU beat Northern Iowa 42-24 at Jack Trice Stadium. Jacob Park threw for 271 yards and 2 TD's, Allen Lazard caught 8 passes for 108 yards. Lazard is now the all-time receptions leader at Iowa State, passing Todd Blythe.
Eli Dunne threw for 259 yards and 3 TD's for UNI, but also threw 3 interceptions, two of which were returned for TD's.
David Montgomery ran hard for ISU, 82 yards on 14 carries.
The Cyclones are 1-0 and now get read for the CyHawk showdown next week with Iowa.