2000 Insight.com Bowl
|2000 Insight.com Bowl|
|Date||December 28, 2000|
|Stadium||Bank One Ballpark|
|United States TV coverage|
Pitt scored first on a 72-yard touchdown pass from John Turman to Antonio Bryant, taking an early 7-0 lead. Iowa State answered with a 23-yard pass from Sage Rosenfels to Chris Anthony, tying the game at 7, at the end of the 1st quarter.
In the second quarter, Joe Woodley scored on a 1-yard touchdown run for ISU making it 13-7. Ennis Haywood added a 3-yard touchdown run making it 20-7. Sage Rosenfels threw his second touchdown pass of the game, a 9 yarder to Chris Anthony, as Iowa State made it 27-7 at halftime.
In the third quarter, Pitt quarterback Rod Rutherford scored on a 2-yard touchdown run, making it 27-14. John Turman later threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Bryant making it 27-20.
In the fourth quarter, Iowa State's JaMaine Billups scored on a 72-yard punt return, bringing Iowa State to 34-20. Pitt's Nick Lotz kicked a 25-yard field goal, cutting the deficit to 34-23. Kevan Barlow scored on a 3-yard touchdown run, but the 2-point conversion attempt failed, leaving the score at 34-29. Iowa State's Carl Gomez kicked a 41-yard field goal to cap the scoring at 37-29.
Sage Rosenfels and Reggie Hayward got the MVPs. This was Iowa State's first bowl victory in school history after four previous losses.
|PIT — John Turman 72-yard pass to Antonio Bryant (Nick Lotz kick), 6:39||PIT 7-0|
|ISU — Sage Rosenfels 23-yard pass to Chris Anthony (Carl Gomez kick), 10:08||TIE 7-7|
|ISU — Joe Woodley 1-yard run (two-point conversion failed), 1:12||ISU 13-7|
|ISU — Ennis Haywood 3-yard run (Carl Gomez kick), 6:57||ISU 20-7|
|ISU — Sage Rosenfels 9-yard pass to Chris Anthony (Carl Gomez kick), 11:37||ISU 27-7|
|PIT — Rod Rutherford 2-yard run (Nick Lotz kick), 6:50||ISU 27-14|
|PIT — John Turman 44-yard pass to Antonio Bryant (Nick Lotz kick failed), 12:55||ISU 27-20|
|ISU — Jamaine Billups 72-yard punt return (Carl Gomez kick), 0:27||IS 34-20|
|PIT — Nick Lotz 25 yard field-goal, 3:52||ISU 34-23|
|PIT — Kevan Barlow 3-yard run (two-point conversion failed), 5:15||ISU 34-29|
|ISU — Carl Gomez 41-yard field goal, 10:05||ISU 37-29|
- "Pittsburgh vs. Iowa State". usatoday.com. December 28, 2000.
- Official game summary at fiestabowl.org