AMES, IA -- Defense is key when Texas A&M visits Iowa State tomorrow night.
Both teams are winless in the Big 12, and the big "D" is why.
The Aggies and Cyclones are the only teams in the league to have
allowed more than 200 points this season. In Big 12 play, they're
Texas A&M has allowed a staggering 47 points in conference
games, while Iowa State has given up 108 points in its last 10
Each will get their best shots yet at a conference win -- if
only because they face each other.
The matchup could come down to the running game. Iowa State has
had trouble since day one getting the ground game going, but Texas
A&M has had just as much trouble stopping teams on the ground.
Both teams are 2-5 overall and 0-3 in the Big 12.
Kickoff at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames is 6 p.m.