Iowa leads Nebraska at halftime 21-13 inside Kinnick Stadium.
The first quarter ended in a 7-7 tie. The Hawkeyes scored on its opening drive as Nate Stanley found Brandon Smith on a 15 yard pass for the score to put Iowa up 7-0. The Huskers responded on its opening drive with a four yard touchdown pass from quarterback Adrian Martinez to tight end Jack Stoll.
The Hawkeyes started the second quarter in the redzone and quickly scored. Running back Toren Young punched in a four yard touchdown to give Iowa a 14-7 lead.
Nebraska kicker Barret Pickering knocked in a 27 yard field goal to cut into Iowa's lead to make it 14-10. iowa would later tack on a running back Mekhi Sargent rushing touchdown to make it 21-10. The Hawkeyes converted on a fourth down to keep this scoring drive alive.
Pickering made a 46 yard field goal as time expired in the first half to make it 21-13 at thew half.
Martinez went 14 of 19 for 148 yards and a touchdown in the first half. Running back Devine Ozigbo had just three rushes for 27 yards.
Wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. has three receptions for 50 yards, making him the all-time receiving yards leader in school history. Running back Maurice Washington had four receptions for 64 yards.
Iowa tight end and Omaha South graduate Noah Fant had one catch for 12 yards.