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Iowa beats Georgia Tech

MIAMI (AP) - Stymied by the Iowa Hawkeyes' swarming defense,

Georgia Tech found itself out of options.

No. 10 Iowa solved Tech's explosive triple option and Ricky

Stanzi threw two early touchdown passes for a 24-14 victory Tuesday

night in the coldest Orange Bowl ever.

Temperature at kickoff was 49 degrees, and Tech's offense was

slow to warm up. The ninth-ranked Yellow Jackets averaged 35 points

during the regular season, but their only score in the first three

quarters came on Jerrard Tarrant's 40-yard interception return.

The Hawkeyes (11-2) earned their first Bowl Championship Series

bowl win, matched the school record for victories and could claim

their highest final ranking since finishing No. 3 in 1960.


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