Alex Padilla, Iowa
The sophomore quarterback, making his first career start, completed 11 of 24 passes for 206 yards, including second-half touchdowns of 72 yards to Charlies Jones and 27 yards to Keegan Johnson.
Zach VanValkenburg, Iowa
The defensive end made 10 tackles, including three for losses and a sack for a 7-yard loss late in the fourth quarter.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 Gophers drives that reached the Iowa 15-yard line or better but ended in field goals. They also had a field goal blocked on a drive that reached the Iowa 33.
275:28 Streak of Iowa not trailing in the series that dated to the fourth quarter in 2016. The Gophers ended with Matthew Trickett's 31-yard field goal as time expired in the first half for a 13-10 lead.
20:30 First-half time of possession for the Gophers, while Iowa had the ball for 9:30. The Gophers ran 37 first-half plays to Iowa's 24. For the game, the Gophers led 40:20 to 19:40.