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Iowa State's Marchie Murdock disputes INT call on final play

Iowa State's Marchie Murdock disputes INT call on final play

Two plays later the Cowboy defense made the biggest play of the game as Green out wrestled Marchie Murdock on a jump ball in the corner of the end zone for an interception.

Behind big performances from quarterback Mason Rudolph and running back Justice Hill, the No. 15 Oklahoma State Cowboys defeated the No. 21 Iowa State Cyclones in a 49-42 shootout Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.

Late in the fourth, Iowa State marched up the field from its own 13-yard line and was second-and-goal with just 32 seconds left.

The Cyclones were unable to move the ball and OSU took over and scored in three plays to go up 49-42.

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The Cyclones were poised to score with less than a minute on the clock, but a pass break up by Rodarius Williams in the end zone followed by a touchback interception by A.J. Green, secured the Cowboys win.

As for Oklahoma State, it leaned heavily on its high-octane offense once again, and the combination of Rudolph and Hill makes it a legitimate threat to win the Big 12 championship provided it takes care of business in the coming weeks. On OSU's third play of the possession, QB Mason Rudolph found wide receiver Dillon Stoner for a 19-yard touchdown that turned out to be the game victor.

Iowa State travels to Baylor next weekend to face the Bears on Saturday. Noland threw for 263 yards, Lanning connected with Allen Lazard for a TD and also ran for a TD. Due to costly penalties by the Cyclone's defense, Oklahoma State had not one, not two, but three attempts at a two point conversion and were able to capitalize with a one yard run from Hill to tie the game at 42. OSU's two conference losses came to OU and TCU. Oklahoma State's conference title hopes are still alive, but they need some help from others.