Iowa Inches Upward in BCS List

Nov. 1, 2004

Another win, another few notches in the Bowl Championship Series.

Iowa defeated Illinois Saturday for its fourth straight win of the season and finds itself at No. 21 in this week’s BCS list.

Iowa entertains Purdue at 2:30 p.m. (Iowa time) Saturday in historic Kinnick Stadium. The game is a sellout.

Iowa compiled a BCS average of .2299 to move up two positions from last week. The Hawkeyes sit right behing No. 19 Oklahoma State (.2965) aned No. 20 Virginia Tech. (.2556).

USC, Oklahoma, Auburn, California and Big Ten Conference co-leaders Wisconsin sit in positions one through five. The second half of the top 10 includes Utah, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia and Miami.

The only other Big Ten team included in the mix is Michigan at No. 11.