PHOTOS: Iowa State defeats Northern Iowa, 42-24

The Cyclone sideline celebrates an interception during their first game of the season on Sept. 2, 2017. The Cyclones defeated the Panthers 42-24.

Iowa State opened the season with a win, taking down Northern Iowa. The Cyclones, who lost to the Panthers in last season’s opener, lead by as much as 25 throughout the game. The Cyclones take on Iowa in the CyHawk game next week at Jack Trice Stadium. Photos by Chris Jorgensen and Emily Blobaum.