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Spartans Fall to Iowa in Double Overtime, 19-16 MSUSpartans.com
Mark Weisman ran for 116 yards and scored a tying touchdown in the final minute of regulation, and Iowa went on to beat Michigan State 19-16 in double overtime Saturday.
Michigan State loses in double overtime to Iowa, 19-16 mLive
Michigan State's Rose Bowl dreams may have suffered a death blow in a rainy day at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans suffered their third home loss of the season, 19-16 in double overtime to Iowa.
Thoughts on Iowa Game What is Your Profession?
What can be said? This one is on the coaches. They had the chance to kill a lot of time in the drives before Iowa scored their touchdown, and they chose to pass over and over again. Bell looked like he had momentum late in the fourth quarter, and they flat out went away from him.
More Lackluster Offense In East Lansing Spartan Avenue
Michigan State (4-3, 1-2 Big Ten) held the Hawkeyes to 257 total yards of offense and six of 19 on third down conversions, forced eight punts and only allowed quarterback James Vandenberg to throw for 134 yards. None of that matters when the Spartans are unable to move the ball on offense.
Hawkeyes rally for overtime win at MSU ESPN Big Ten Blog
Iowa, a team many wrote off after an inexcusable home loss to Central Michigan on Sept. 22, rallied for its third straight win, outlasting Michigan State 19-16 in two overtimes in a game offensive football forgot. After stumbling offensively for most of the game, Iowa scored the tying touchdown with 55 seconds left in regulation and secured the win when cornerback Greg Castillo picked off a deflected pass by Andrew Maxwell in the second overtime.
Iowa 19, Michigan State 16 (2OT): Spartans shocked by Hawkeyes Detroit Free Press
Some would call the next game the biggest one of Michigan State’s season. But that season just took a turn for the disastrous today at Spartan Stadium. Iowa, trailing from early in the game until the final minute of regulation at MSU’s homecoming, stormed back to shock the Spartans 19-16 in double overtime.
Iowa rallies, beats Michigan State in second overtime Detroit News
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio snapped his fingers on Saturday afternoon, describing how quickly a game can change. For the Michigan State players, that snap of the fingers signified yet another crushing loss that left them stunned, unable to walk off the field at Spartan Stadium under a relentless rain.
Iowa 19, Michigan State 16 (2OT): Kneejerk Reactions The Only Colors
What went wrong? A better question might be what didn't go wrong.
Season Wrap-Up (AKA Michigan State- 16 Iowa- 19 Rapid Reactions) Banks of the Red Cedar
What a great day. Pouring rain. Cold. And an embarrassing loss to the awful 2012 Iowa Hawkeyes.
Offense doesn't finish enough drives, defense can't get off field vs. Iowa mLive
A look at how each unit fared in Michigan State's 19-16 loss to Iowa at Spartan Stadium
Dan Roushar: 'We're just not making plays' mLive
After Michigan State's 19-16 loss in double overtime to Iowa, Spartans offensive coordinator Dan Roushar was asked about what problem needed to be corrected for the team to be more successful in making explosive plays.
Iowa 19, MSU 16 (2 OT) Spartan Shadows
All of their goals remain in front of the Michigan State Spartans – it’s just that they’re way out there now. As in next season.
Only thing consistent about Michigan State offense is confusion Detroit News
Michigan State's next football game is against arch-rival Michigan and in order for the Spartans to win, they actually will have to score and players will have to remember what coaches told them. A bad offense turned to chaos and that chaos resulted in a disappointing 19-16 double overtime loss to Iowa on a dreary afternoon at Spartan Stadium.
The 2012 Tipping Point Shaw Lane Spartans
The hope of a Big Ten title is gone. You can resign yourself to that right now if you haven’t already. I didn’t until the pass to Mumphery got picked off to lose the game. Now the goal is to make a bowl game, preferably win, and fix some of these problems for 2013.
Michigan State 'stunned' after game-ending interception mLive
Michigan State's offense remained on the field, players motionless and seemingly in shock. Quarterback Andrew Maxwell had a second-down pass tipped at the line of scrimmage, only to be intercepted by Iowa's Greg Castillo, sealing the Spartans' 19-16 double-overtime loss.
Stunned State News
Under cloudy skies and a steady rain, the MSU football team saw its control on the season ripped away after falling to the Iowa Hawkeyes, 19-16 in double overtime at Spartan Stadium Saturday afternoon.
MSU's season is on the brink State News
When he stood at the podium Tuesday for his weekly press conference, Mark Dantonio spoke about the importance of weathering the storm that has become a cloudy season. Yet Saturday when the storm actually came, with rain swirling all around, the MSU football team (4-3 overall, 1-2 Big Ten) failed to meet the challenge, falling to Iowa (4-2, 2-0) 19-16 in double overtime, dropping the Spartans record to 2-3 at home.
Post-Game Notes: Iowa MSUSpartans.com
Post-Game Quotes: Iowa MSUSpartans.com