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The Cyclones won their 3rd Big 12 game of the 2017 season, beating the Red Raiders in Lubbock.

Iowa State v Texas Tech Photo by John Weast/Getty Images

The Cyclones headed to Lubbock, Texas looking to win their 4th road game and build a 3 game win streak in Conference play.

The Cyclones got off to a slow start, with Kyle Kempt throwing his first interception of the season on the opening drive.

Texas Tech would miss the extra point...

And Iowa State would take the lead following a 14 play, 75 yard touchdown drive led by the arm of Kyle Kempt.

After trading punts, a Texas Tech fumble would lead to an Iowa State field goal.

On the next possession, Vernell Trent would force yet another Tech fumble!

Four plays later, Kempt delivered a perfect throw to #23 for the touchdown.

The kicking woes for Tech continued, as the offense turned in a long drive that resulted in a missed field goal.

The Cyclones then proceeded to drive down the field, and Kyle Kempt scampered 27 yards into the end zone!

But the Big 12 refs decided that Kempt stepped out. Even after reviewing the play. Let’s take a look at the Big 12 refs whenever an Iowa State play is reviewed:

The end result would be the same, however, as Kempt found his new favorite target in the end zone yet again.

To start the second half, the Cyclones would force Tech to punt only to miss a field goal. The Red Raiders responded with a touchdown.

After a 3 and out, the Red Raiders drove deep into Iowa State territory. They went for it on 4th down, but the ‘Clones held firm.

On their next drive, Tech would once again drive into Iowa State territory.

But Marcel Spears swooped in to pick off a screen pass, taking it to the house for a touchdown.

That play sealed the game, and one giant David Montgomery run later, the Cyclones killed the clock inside the Texas Tech 2 yard line.

The Cyclones finished the day 5-2, with a chance to play for first place in the Big 12 this coming Saturday...

And are now ranked in the AP Top 25 poll.

Iowa State fans when Kirk Herbstreit violated the first rule of Twitter during the game:

Now then, let’s take a look at Cyclone fans going into work this week when their coworkers told them the ‘Clones wouldn’t win four games this year: