How to Watch Iowa State Cyclones vs. Iowa Hawkeyes: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time

In-state rivals Iowa and Iowa State meet for the 68th time with both schools ranked for the first time in the series history.
Additional reporting by Matthew Beighle

For the first time in the over 100-year history of the rivalry, the Cy-Hawk Trophy will be fought for between two ranked teams. Iowa and Iowa State meet for the 68th time Saturday, and it will be the first time the two schools face off while both are ranked in the AP Top 25.

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Date: Sept. 11, 2021

Time: 4:30 p.m. ET

TV Channel: ABC-WWTI

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The Hawkeyes had one of the largest climbs in this week's poll, up eight spots to No. 10 after a 34-6 win over Indiana in Week 1. Just ahead of them are the Cyclones, ranked No. 9 after beating Northern Iowa 16-10.

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FINAL - Iowa State 17, Iowa 27 - The upset is complete. Iowa takes a sixth straight Cy-Hawk trophy home. Player of the Game: Matt Hankins, DB, 2 interceptions

0:31 (Q4, ISU 17, UI 27) - The Cyclones' last-ditch effort is just not there. Iowa State misses a 43-yard field goal. Iowa takes the ball and will run out the clock.

1:46 (Q4, ISU 17, UI 27) - Another three and out for the unconcerned Hawkeyes. Tory Taylor punts 45 yards for a touchback. Cyclones get another shot at magic

3:27 (Q4, ISU 17, UI 27) - TOUCHDOWN! Despite backups being present, the Cyclones are fighting. Hunter Dekkers, trying to make some magic happen, completes a pass to Tarique Milton for a 13-yard touchdown.

6:36 (Q4, ISU 10, UI 27) - Iowa, not in a hurry to do anything, continues with another three and out. Tory Taylor punts 7th time today.

8:19 (Q4, ISU 10, UI 27) - Another two three and outs by both teams lead to Cameron Shook and the Cyclones punting to the Hawkeyes again. This time, they will take over at their own 34.

11:38 (Q4, ISU 10, UI 27) - A quick three and out for the Cyclones leads to another punt. The Hawkeyes offense takes over again on the Iowa State 49 after an 18-yard return from Charlie Jones.

12:54 (Q4, ISU 10, UI 27) - FIELD GOAL! After a desperation stop by the Cyclones defense, they hold the Hawkeyes to just a field goal from Caleb Shudak.

14:54 (Q4, ISU 10, UI 24) - Fourth quarter started with a 13 yard run from Tyler Goodson pushing the Hawkeyes within five yards of another score.

End of Quarter 3 - Iowa State 10, Iowa 24. Star Player Watch: Iowa's defensive back Matt Hankins has two interceptions for 41 yards.

0:45 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 24) - INTERCEPTION! The Hawkeyes just keep piling it on as Brock Purdy throws another interception to Matt Hankins for the Cyclones fourth turnover of the day.

1:48 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 24) - The Cyclones get something going with a first down run from Breece Hall

2:56 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 24) - FIELD GOAL! After four stalled plays, the Hawkeyes settle for a 51-yard field goal from Caleb Shudak

4:23 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 21) - INTERCEPTION! Brock Purdy throws a pass that is intercepted by Seth Benson.

5:08 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 21) - TOUCHDOWN! Breece Hall gets stuffed at the line and the ball is poked out and recovered by Iowa's Jack Campbell. He returned it 6 yards for the touchdown! Kick is good from Caleb Shudak.

6:04 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 14) - SACK! Spencer Petra sacked by Cyclones' Jake Hummel for an 11-yard loss. Tory Taylor punts the ball and the Cyclones take over at their own 6-yard line.

7:26 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 14) - Hawkeyes break the three and out streak with a first down run by Tyler Goodson. The chains move to the Iowa State 30-yard line.

8:12 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 14) - Cyclones go three and out again. Hawkeyes take over.

10:40 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 14) - Tory Taylor sends a booming punt for 69 yards down to the Iowa State 25-yard line after a three and out from the Hawkeyes. Cyclones gets another shot.

12:07 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 14) - After one more first down, the drive stalled there. Corey Dunn punted the ball 42 yards to the Iowa 10-yard line where the Hawkeyes will look to make something happen.

14:15 (Q3, ISU 10, UI 14) - Brock Purdy completes a pass again to Charlie Kolar for a first down to the Iowa State 35-yard line.

Halftime - Iowa State 10, Iowa 14. Star Player Watch: Iowa's Spencer Petras is 9 for 14 with 99 passing yards and a touchdown.

0:08 (Q2, ISU 10, UI 14) - Cyclones' Breece Hall was able to pound through a 4-yard run into the end zone right before the half to give Iowa State their first touchdown of the day. Extra point is good from Andrew Mevis.

0:12 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 14) - Brock Purdy completes a huge pass to Chase Allen who was able to run it for 49 yards to the Iowa 4-yard line knocking on the door of the end zone.

1:01 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 14) - TOUCHDOWN! Iowa's Spencer Petras throws a 26-yard touchdown pass to Charlie Jones for their second score of the game. Caleb Shudak is good on the extra point.

1:16 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 7) - Iowa marching down the field before the half with a first down threw from Spencer Petras to Charlie Jones for 10 yards to the Iowa State 26-yard line trying to get some more points before the half.

5:35 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 7) - Iowa State punts the ball 27 yards to the Iowa 29-yard line.

8:13 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 7) - TOUCHDOWN! Iowa is in for the first touchdown of the day after a 4-yard run from Tyler Goodson (28 rushing yards). Caleb Shudak makes the extra point.

10:57 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 0) - Iowa is clicking right now. Spencer Petras throws for 17 yards to tight end Luck Lachey to the Iowa State 20-yard line as they march down the field.

12:03 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 0) - INTERCEPTION! Brock Purdy throws over 40 yards and it's picked off by Matt Hankins. Iowa will take over at the Iowa State 49-yard line.

12:11 (Q2, ISU 3, UI 0) - Iowa's drive is stopped again. Tory Taylor punts the ball 46 yards to the Iowa State 10-yard line where the Cyclones will take over.

End of Quarter 1 - Iowa State 3, Iowa 0. Star Player Watch: Iowa State's Breece Hall has 27 rushing yards.

0:39 (Q1, ISU 3, UI 0) - FIELD GOAL! Iowa State is on the board first after a field goal from Connor Assalley from 23 yards out. 

2:34 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - The Cyclones are running the ball well today as Breece Hall leads them into the red zone for another first down on the Iowa 11-yard line.

3:06 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Jirehl Brock continues the drive with another first down for Iowa State followed by another first down throw from Brock Purdy to Xavier Hutchinson to the Iowa 23 yard-line.

5:34 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Breece Hall runs for another Iowa State first down almost into Iowa territory.

6:07 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Iowa's Caleb Shudak misses a 50-yard field goal attempt. Iowa State is taking over at their 40 yard-line.

8:29 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Iowa State is stalled on their second drive and punts the ball. Iowa's Charlie Jones returns the ball for 18 yards to the Iowa State 41-yard line.

10:37 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Iowa State running back Breece Hall runs for the first first-down of the day. Iowa State continues their second drive. 

11:17 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Iowa has its second three and out. Tory Taylor punts the ball 50 yards that is fair caught at the Iowa State 6-yard line.

12:31 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Iowa State follows and goes three and out. Corey Dunn punts the ball 56 yards where the Hawkeyes will start on their own 39-yard line.

13:31 (Q1, ISU 0, UI 0) - Iowa goes three and out on first drive and punts to Iowa State. The Cyclones will start their first drive of the day at their 7-yard line.

Kickoff - Iowa receives the kickoff here in Ames, and we are off with the Hawkeyes starting their first drive at their own 28-yard line.

4:35 pm - Iowa comes into this game 5-0 in the last five games in the Cy-Hawk rivalry.

4:26 pm - Kickoff is almost here in Iowa.

4:25 pm - Iowa State star tight end Charlie Kolar was seen warming up and is probable for the contest ahead.

4:18 pm - This game will be announced by Rece Davis (play-by-play), Kirk Herbstreit (analyst), and Holly Rowe (sideline reporter).

4:00 pm - Lee Corso picks the Iowa Hawkeyes to upset Iowa State.

3:46 pm - Both teams are out here hyped for one of the biggest games of the day.

3:30 pm - We are just under an hour away from kickoff at Jack Trice Stadium.

Iowa's stout defense allowed just 233 yards in Week 1. Redshirt sophomore linebacker Jestin Jacobs has been identified as a breakout candidate for the Hawkeyes and is expected to have an expanded role in Saturday's game plan.

Jacobs and the Hawkeye defense are tasked with stopping senior quarterback Brock Purdy. Purdy led off his fourth year as the team's starting QB by completing 21-of-26 passes for 199 yards last week.

Kickoff from Ames is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. ET.

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