Helped by losses for Georgia, Virginia Tech and Notre Dame, the Iowa Hawkeyes have climbed three spots to sixth on the latest Associated Press college football poll. The Hawks are 6-0 in the Big Ten for the first time ever after a 20-3 pounding of Wisconsin in Iowa city, a game in which the Iowa defense only yielded 215 yards of total offense, including just 78 on the ground. Fred Russell missed the game with an injured hand and quarterback Brads Banks more than picked up the slack by hitting on 17 of 30 passes for 275 yards and a couple of touchdowns. The Hawkeyes improve to 9-1 on the season and return to action for their final appearance in Kinnick Stadium on Saturday against Northwestern. and Iowa officials on Sunday announced that kickoff for the game against the Wildcats has been set for 11-05.Iowa State has climbed one slot to 21st in the latest A-P poll. Iowa State quarterback Seneca Wallace had a record setting day as Iowa State improved to 7-3 with a 42-35 win over Missouri. Wallace passed for a school record 425-yards and added 68-yards of rushing. Cyclone coach Dan McCarney says Wallace was almost unbelievable.Michael Wagner capped a 93-yard scoring drive for the victory with just 32-seconds remaining in the game. Cyclone receiver Lane Danielson says the last drive showed the resolve of the team when they needed to get it done. Danielson finished with eight catches for 152-yards as the Cyclones become eligible for a school record third consecutive bowl game.
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