NCAA Game Summary - Indiana at Purdue|
(Saturday, November 27th)
Final Score: Indiana 34, Purdue 31 (OT)
West Lafayette, IN (Sports Network) - Mitch Ewald connected on a 31-yard field
goal to lift the Indiana Hoosiers to a thrilling 34-31 overtime victory over
the Purdue Boilermakers in a Big Ten Conference showdown at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Ben Chappell completed 31-of-50 passes for 330 yards with three touchdowns
under center for Indiana (5-7, 1-7 Big Ten), and Terrance Turner hauled in 10
passes for 100 yards in the win. Damarlo Belcher tallied eight catches for 83
yards as well for the Hoosiers, while Tandon Doss grabbed eight balls for 64
yards and three scores.
Rob Henry threw for 252 yards with three touchdowns and a lone interception in
a losing effort for Purdue (4-8, 2-6), with Antavian Edison benefiting to the
tune of five catches for 89 yards and a touchdown.
The Boilermakers struck first midway through the first quarter, as Henry hit
Edison with a 55-yard scoring strike.
The Hoosiers responded just minutes later, tying the contest at seven apiece
following a one-yard Trea Burgess plunge.
But the Boilermakers reclaimed the lead late in the frame with a two-yard toss
from Henry to Dan Dierking.
The Boilermakers took a 21-7 lead midway through the second period, as Keith
Carlos found the end zone following a one-yard run.
The Hoosiers pulled to within 21-14 with just over two minutes remaining in
the half with a four-yard strike from Chappell to Doss.
Early in the third quarter, the Hoosiers knotted things up once again
following a six-yard toss from Chappell to Doss.
But the Boilermakers responded midway through the frame, taking a 28-21
advantage on a 52-yard connection between Henry and Cortez Smith.
Early in the final period of play, Chappell and Doss hooked for a touchdown
for the third time, this time on a three-yard strike to once again even
A 36-yard Carson Wiggs field goal midway through the stanza gave the
Boilermakers a 31-28 lead, but the Hoosiers managed a 26-yard Ewald kick with
just nine seconds remaining to force overtime.
Ewald then buried the 31-yard kick in the extra frame, rewarding a strong
effort by his defense in that overtime period.
11/27 17:14:21 ET