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Purdue gets dramatic win over Iowa

Purdue's Paul Griggs (37) kicks the game-winning 46-yard field goal against Iowa late as time expired in the second half on Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by The Associated Press)
Purdue's Paul Griggs (37) kicks the game-winning 46-yard field goal against Iowa late as time expired in the second half on Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by The Associated Press)

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Boilermakers last-second kick the difference

Sunday, November 11, 2012 12:01 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Paul Griggs drilled a 46-yard field goal as time expired and Purdue stunned Iowa 27-24 Saturday, snapping a five-game losing streak.Robert Marve threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns for the Boilermakers (4-6, 1-5 Big Ten), who won for the first time in Iowa City in 20 years.

Purdue led 24-14 before Iowa (4-6, 2-4) rallied to tie the game with 3:32 left. But the Boilermakers stuffed the Hawkeyes on fourth down at the Purdue 35-yard line, and then drove 37 yards to set up the game-winning kick by Griggs.

James Vandenberg had 190 yards passing and a TD for Iowa, which has lost four straight for the first time since 2007.

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