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Iowa beats Iowa State in an instant EL ASSICO classic

El Assico came through. The early window of Sept. 9 games wasn’t exactly the most appealing slate in the history of the sport. But when that happens, the games that you least expect to will surprise you. That’s what Iowa and Iowa State did on Saturday, giving us a pretty entertaining game that the Hawkeyes won 44-41 in overtime. Yeah, that’s not a typo. This game harkened back to the 2011 matchup as a veritable shootout, especially in Iowa-adjusted terms.
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