Iowa State 35, Baylor 21: Steele Jantz passed for career-highs of five touchdowns and 381 yards as the Cyclones snapped a two-game losing skid with a homecoming win over the fading Bears.
Iowa State (5-3, 2-3 Big 12), which scored 28 straight points after trailing 14-7 in the second quarter, sent Baylor (3-4, 0-4 Big 12) to its fourth straight defeat.
Jantz, who tied Iowa State school records with the five touchdowns and 36 completions, finished 36-of-52 and tossed three of his scores to Jarvis West, who came into the game with two catches all season. West finished with seven receptions for 99 yards.
Baylor quarterback Nick Florence, the nation's leader in total offense, finished 31-of-51 for 426 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Iowa State defense held Baylor to a season-low tying point total after the Bears came in averaging 53.3 in three road games. ... Baylor entered the game having scored at least 45 points in nine of its last 10 games. ... Iowa State ran 102 plays and outgained Baylor 557-541.