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NEBRASKA 73 , Iowa State 14

(c) 1995 Copyright Nando.net
(c) 1995 Associated Press
Iowa State 	 0  7  0  7--14
Nebraska   	20 18 28  7--73
COMPLETE SUMMARY

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nov 4, 1995 - 17:30 EST) -- Ahman Green ran for 176 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead No. 1 Nebraska past Iowa State 73-14 Saturday, stealing the spotlight from once-suspended Husker Lawrence Phillips.

Nebraska (9-0, 5-0 Big Eight) scored on its first 10 possessions and led 20-0 before Iowa State quarterback Todd Bandhauer's 15-yard scoring pass to Ed Williams in the second quarter.

Nebraska then scored 46 straight points. The 73 points were the most ever by Nebraska against Iowa State (3-6, 1-4).

Green scored on runs of 17, 26 and 64 yards. The freshman also had a 6-yard scoring catch early in the first quarter to cap a drive that included Phillips' first action since Sept. 9.

There was loud applause from the sellout crowd for Phillips, a junior suspended Sept. 10 for attacking a former girlfriend. Phillips looked tentative at times, but he finished with 68 yards on 12 carries, including a 13-yard touchdown run in the third quarter that drew a standing ovation.

Nebraska didn't need him. The 776 total yards were the fifth-most in school history. The rushing total of 624 yards was second only to the 677 piled up against New Mexico State in 1982.

Nebraska's offensive show belonged to Green, who broke the school's freshman record of 900 yards set by Calvin Jones in 1991. Green has a team-high 997 yards. His 64-yard scoring run in the third quarter was the team's sixth one-play drive this season.

Iowa State's Troy Davis, the nation's leading rusher who averaged 190 yards and 31 carries per game, was held to 53 yards in the first half. He finished with 121 yards on 28 carries.

Nebraska quarterback Tommie Frazier also threw for two scores and ran for a third, a 4-yard run to open the scoring. After recovering a botched kick at the Iowa State 41, Nebraska took 11 plays before Frazier's scoring pass to Green.

The Cyclones punted on their next possession and Nebraska drove 80 yards in seven plays capped by Green's 17-yard TD run.

Bandhauer then drove the Cyclones 75 yards for their only first-half score. He threw 19 yards to Rodney Guggenheim and 13 yards to Williams before the scoring throw.




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