AMES, Iowa (AP) - Steele Jantz set career highs with 381 yards passing and five touchdowns and Iowa State held off visiting Baylor 35-21 to snap a two-game losing streak.
Jantz tied a school record with 36 completions to lead the Iowa State (5-3, 2-3 Big 12), who moved within one win of bowl eligibility for the third time in four years.
Jantz started for the first time since late September. He responded with one of the best quarterback performances in school history. Three of Jantz's touchdowns went to Jarvis West, whose 22-yard touchdown catch with 8:37 left made it 35-14 Cyclones.
Nick Florence threw for 426 yards and two touchdowns to lead Baylor (3-4, 0-4) which lost its fourth straight game.
|BAYLOR||Jarred Salubi 2 yd run (Aaron Jones kick)|
|IOWAST||Jarvis West 23 yd pass from Steele Jantz (Edwin Arceo kick)|
|BAYLOR||Tevin Reese 49 yd pass from Nick Florence (Aaron Jones kick)|
|IOWAST||Albert Gary 36 yd pass from Steele Jantz (Edwin Arceo kick)|
|IOWAST||Jarvis West 7 yd pass from Steele Jantz (Edwin Arceo kick)|
|IOWAST||Jeff Woody 8 yd pass from Steele Jantz (Edwin Arceo kick)|
|IOWAST||Jarvis West 22 yd pass from Steele Jantz (Edwin Arceo kick)|
|BAYLOR||Lanear Sampson 3 yd pass from Nick Florence (Aaron Jones kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||8-16||12-21|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-4||1-2|
|Kick Return Yds||95||35|
|Punt Return Yds||-1||0|
|Time of Poss.||21:12||38:48|
|BAYLOR: Nick Florence 8-30, Lache Seastrunk 7-30, Glasco Martin 4-28, Jarred Salubi 11-27|
|IOWAST: Shontrelle Johnson 16-73, Steele Jantz 10-54, James White 10-42, Jeff Woody 5-10, Jarvis West 2-3, Jared Barnett 2-0, DeVondrick Nealy 1-0, Team 2--6|
|BAYLOR: Nick Florence 31-51-426-1|
|IOWAST: Steele Jantz 36-52-381-1, Jared Barnett 0-1-0-0, Jerome Tiller 0-1-0-0|
|BAYLOR: Terrance Williams 13-190, Lanear Sampson 7-73, Levi Norwood 6-68, Tevin Reese 2-55, Jordan Najvar 2-25, Jarred Salubi 1-15|
|IOWAST: Jarvis West 7-99, Chris Young 7-61, Ernst Brun 6-76, Albert Gary 5-76, Quenton Bundrage 3-24, Jerome Tiller 2-10, Aaron Horne 2-9, James White 2-5, Shontrelle Johnson 1-13, Jeff Woody 1-8|
|Baylor||1st Big 12||8-1||11-1|
|Iowa State||7th Big 12||2-7||3-9|