Iowa and Iowa State get set for their annual showdown Saturday night inAmes. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says the Hawkeyes came out of the Nebraskagame healthy, but will still be without their best offensive lineman againstthe Cyclones as Chad Deal remains week to week. Ferentz says despite the loss on Saturday, the coaching staff was pleasedwith the effort. Ferentz says Iowa State was impressive in theirseason-opening win. Ferentz says the Cyclones have made tremendousimprovement. Iowa State coach Dan McCarney says the Cyclones are lookingforward to the game.McCarney says the Iowa defense is experienced and that showed againstNebraska. McCarney says from watching Iowa, it is evident the new coachingstaff has emphasized minimizing mistakes.
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