Cyclones # 22 open as seven-point favorites against West Virginia – CycloneFanatic.com
December 5, 2020; Ames, Iowa, United States; Running back Breece Hall (28) of Iowa State rushes into their football game at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday. Iowa State takes a 21-0 lead over West Virginia at halftime. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports
The state of Iowa returned to the AP poll for the first time in a month.
The Cyclones came in at No.22 in the poll released Sunday after Iowa State won 24-21 over its unbeaten and No.8 Oklahoma State at Ames. The Cowboys fell to 15th in the latest standings.
Iowa State also opened as a seven-point favorite for next Saturday’s Morgantown game against West Virginia. The Mountaineers claimed their first Big 12 victory of the year on Saturday with a 29-17 victory over TCU.
The point total for the game opened to 51.5. It will be televised on
Oklahoma is the only other Big 12 program in the poll. The Sooners dropped a spot to No.4 after their 35-23 win over Kansas background.
Georgia, Cincinnati, Alabama, Oklahoma and Ohio State make up the top five while Michigan, Oregon, Michigan State, Iowa and Ole Miss round out the top 10.