1997 Sun Bowl

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1997 Norwest Sun Bowl
Bowl Game
1 2 3 4 Total
Iowa 0 0 0 7 7
Arizona State 0 10 7 0 17
Date December 31, 1997
Season 1997
Stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
Location El Paso, Texas
Payout US$1,000,000 per team[1]
United States TV coverage
Network CBS
Announcers: Tim Ryan and Terry Donahue
Sun Bowl
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The 1997 Norwest Sun Bowl featured the Iowa Hawkeyes, and the Arizona State Sun Devils.

After a scoreless first quarter, Arizona State scored first, with a 35-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Steve Campbell to wide receiver Lenzie Jackson to give ASU an early 7-0 lead. Kicker Robert Nycz kicked a 20-yard field goal to increase the lead to 10-0.

In the third quarter, running back Michael Martin scored on a 1-yard touchdown run to give ASU a 17-0 lead. In the fourth quarter, quarterback Randy Reiners threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Richard Carter.

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