Penn State hammers Iowa
Saquon Barkley accounted for 211 all-purpose yards, scored two touchdowns and No. 20 Penn State beat Iowa 4114 on Saturday night.
Quarterback Trace McSorley completed 11 of 18 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns and added 40 rushing yards and another score on 14 carries for the Nittany Lions, who won their fifth straight Big Ten game for the first time since 2011.
The Nittany Lions (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten) scored on seven of 11 possessions and kept the pressure on after leading 24-7 at halftime.
Barkley scored on a 57yard run in the first half and caught a 44-yard touchdown pass in the second. Receiver Saeed Blacknall also caught a touchdown for the Nittany Lions and Tyler Davis kicked two field goals as the Nittany Lions became bowl-eligible.
C.J. Beathard completed 18 of 26 passes for 204 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for the Hawkeyes (5-4, 3-3). He was sacked four times.
Running back Akrum Wadley caught a touchdown for Iowa and Jerminic Smith hauled in another with 6:30 to play. opponents are a combined 9-18 and only Indiana has a winning record.