Boxscore
Minnesota 22, Iowa 21
Saturday, October 29, 2011 3:30 PM
Location - TCF Bank Stadium
Attendance - 46543

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Iowa 0 7 7 7 21
Minnesota 0 7 3 12 22

Recap


Marqueis Gray scored on a 3-yard run with 2:42 left as Minnesota rallied from a 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to stun visiting Iowa 22-21 on Saturday.

Minnesota (2-6, 1-3 Big Ten) snapped a four-game losing streak and gave coach Jerry Kill his first Big Ten victory.

The Hawkeyes (5-3, 2-2) wasted an outstanding individual performance by sophomore running back Marcus Coker, who rushed for a career-high 252 yards on 32 carries and scored two touchdowns.

Iowa also missed a chance to go into a four-way tie for the Legends Division lead with Nebraska, Michigan State, and Michigan. The Hawkeyes host Michigan and Michigan State the next two weeks.

Trailing 21-10 early in the fourth quarter, Minnesota put together two scoring drives. Duane Bennett, who rushed for 101 yards on 20 carries, scored on a 1-yard run with 8:22 remaining to pull the Golden Gophers to within 21-16.

After a failed two-point conversion, Minnesota recovered an onside kick at its own 41 and drove 59 yards in 12 plays for Gray's winning touchdown.

Iowa, which fell to 0-3 on the road, went four and out on its next possession and the Gophers ran out the clock.

Gray paced a balanced Minnesota offense as he completed 11-of-17 passes for 193 yards and rushed for 62 yards on 11 carries.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter - 5:06
Iowa   TD  Minnesota 0 - Iowa 7
2nd Quarter - 1:13
Minnesota   TD  Minnesota 7 - Iowa 7
3rd Quarter - 8:44
Iowa   TD  Minnesota 7 - Iowa 14
3rd Quarter - 2:03
Minnesota   FG  Minnesota 10 - Iowa 14
4th Quarter - 13:51
Iowa   TD  Minnesota 10 - Iowa 21
4th Quarter - 8:22
Minnesota   TD  Minnesota 16 - Iowa 21
4th Quarter - 2:48
Minnesota   TD  Minnesota 22 - Iowa 21
TEAMS

Team Records

  Iowa Minnesota
W/L 5 - 3 - 0 2 - 6 - 0
Conference 2 - 2 - 0 1 - 3 - 0

Team Stats

  Iowa Minnesota
Score 21 22
First Downs 21 15
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-11
36%
3-for-11
27%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-3
33%
2-for-2
100%
Total Yards 446 371
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 42-269 40-178
Average/Rush 6.4 4.4
Passing
Comp-Att 16-24 11-17
Passing Yards 177 193
Average/Pass Play 6.6 11.4
Penalties-Yards 3-12 4-40
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 31:50 28:10

PLAYER STATS

Iowa (5 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Vandenberg 16/24 177 1 0
Minnesota (2 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Gray 11/17 193 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Coker 32 252 7.9 2
M. McNutt 1 19 19.0 0
D. Johnson 2 3 1.5 0
J. Vandenberg 7 -5 -0.7 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Bennett 20 101 5.0 1
M. Gray 11 62 5.6 1
D. Kirkwood 6 18 3.0 0
D. Cobb 1 0 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. McNutt 7 101 14.4 1
K. Martin-Manley 5 35 7.0 0
C. Fiedorowicz 1 21 21.0 0
W. Orne 1 12 12.0 0
J. Cotton 1 4 4.0 0
B. Herman 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Crawford-Tufts 2 100 50.0 0
D. McKnight 5 62 12.4 0
C. McGarry 3 27 9.0 1
B. Green 1 4 4.0 0
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