Buckeyes hold on to defeat the Hoosiers in Ohio

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Ohio State Buckeyes were on the way to a blowout. Then, the Indiana Hoosiers fought back.

The No. 3 Buckeyes were leading 28-7 at halftime. The No. 9 Hoosiers outscored their Big Ten Conference rivals 28-14 in the second half.

Ohio State Buckeyes running back Master Teague III carries the football against the Indiana Hoosiers
Master Teague III carries the football against the Indiana Hoosiers (Photo by Ohio State Football/Instagram)

The Buckeyes won 42-35 over the Hoosiers on Saturday at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

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With the win, the Buckeyes improved to 4-0 on the season. The Hoosiers fell to 4-1 overall.

Ohio State has dominated this all-time series. The Buckeyes now lead 77-9-4 all-time.

Since the 1989 game, the Buckeyes have gone 26-0-1. The teams had a 27 all tie on October 13, 1990.

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Indiana’s last win in the series came in a 41-7 win on October 8, 1988.

Buckeyes quarterback Justin Fields went 18 of 30 for 300 yards. He had two touchdown passes and three interceptions.

Master Teague III had 26 carries for 169 yards and two touchdowns. Garrett Wilson had seven receptions for 169 yards and two touchdowns.

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Hoosiers quarterback Michael Penix Jr. went 27 of 51 for 491 yards. He had five touchdown passes and one interception.

Sampson James had three carries for 10 yards. Ty Fryfogle had seven receptions for 218 yards and three touchdowns.

Teague III had the aforementioned two rushing touchdowns for the Buckeyes. Fields also scored a rushing touchdown.

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Wilson had two touchdown receptions. Shaun Wade also had an interception returned for a touchdown.

Fryfogle had three touchdown receptions for the Hoosiers. Davis Ellis and Whop Philyor also had one touchdown each.

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