AMES – Iowa State came up short in its Big 12 opener, losing 31-24 to Baylor. Hunter Dekkers threw for 284 yards and 2 TD’s in the loss.

The Cyclones trailed 17-14 at the half, but Baylor never faltered and never trailed.

ISU falls to 3-1 overall, 0-1 in the Big 12. Up next a trip to undefeated Kansas.