EVANSTON, Illinois — Iowa’s defense was strong once again as the Hawkeyes blanked Northwestern 20-0 on Saturday.
No. 20 Iowa held Northwestern to just 202 total yards on offense. Meanwhile, the Hawkeye offense totaled 302 yards.
Nate Stanley completed 12 of 26 passes for 179 yards and a touchdown.
Iowa’s Tyrone Tracy Jr. had 88 yards receiving on two catches, including a stellar 50-yard touchdown play.
Mekhi Sargent ran for a touchdown and 46 yards. Tyler Goodson added 58 yards for the Hawkeyes.
This is Iowa’s second-straight win after defeating Purdue last weekend. The Hawkeyes are now 6-2 overall and 3-2 in the conference.
Iowa has a bye week before returning against no. 13 Wisconsin on Nov. 9.