Iowa: Illinois entered play with the Big Ten’s worst rushing attack, but the Fighting Illini carved up Iowa’s front for 200 yards on the ground. Iowa’s defense once again stiffened after some halftime adjustments though, and its offense finally found life in the second half. The Hawkeyes also looked like they could really use the upcoming bye week. “We can kind of take a step back and reflect on the first half of the season,” said wide receiver Nick Easley.
Iowa also executed a perfect onside kick, and Amani Hooker converted a fake punt that led to Wadley’s touchdown run. Those plays helped Iowa overcome a 446-441 deficit in yards gained.
Mika Zibanejad scored for the Rangers against Montreal, his fourth goal of the season. He has scored in each of the team’s first three games, including two in Football Cheap Jerseys an opening-night loss against the Colorado Avalanche.
“There’s no doubt that Mika knew we put a lot of faith in his play,” Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. “We signed him to a long-term deal, and we expected him to be an impact player on the team.
“The way he has started is the way that he has to continue. He has to continue to be a force on the ice — a difference-maker — and that’s what we expect from him.”
The Rangers play nine of their first 11, and 10 of their first 13, at home.
The Blues are completing the second half of a back-to-back, as they won 3-2 in a shootout against the New York Islanders in a Monday matinee at Barclays Center.
But big mistakes led to big plays for the Hawkeyes, who scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to turn a tight affair into a blowout. Iowa also scored 17 points off of four Kids Basketball Jerseys Cheap Illini turnovers.