Toledo Rockets Top Iowa State in Glassbowl Thriller

on 09/20/2015 - 10:18 am

UT Rockets Edge Cyclones in Overtime

  webUT-helmetMatt Campbell's University of Toledo Rocket football team finally got to play a game that counted at home Saturday night. And the made it count, edging Big 12 power Iowa State in the Glassbowl. The game was close all night, with the Cyclones taking a late 4th quarter lead, forcing the Rockets to come from behind for a game-tying field goal on the last play of regulation time. The two teams traded field goals to start the extra time period. Then the Rockets scored the eventual winning TD in the second overtime on a 10-yard run by junior Damion Jones-Moore. Final score: Rockets 30 Cyclones 23 Toledo beat SEC powerhouse Arkansas last week. UT now becomes just the third Mid-American Conference school to beat two Power Five teams in the same season. In the other Metro Toledo NCAA Football contest of the weekend, The BGSU Falcons were edged by Memphis 44 - 41 in a thriller at Doyt L Perry Stadium. The November 17 Battle of I-75 between the Falcons and Rockets shapes up to be a heck of a game.