Indiana vs. Purdue Notes
Nov. 30, 2013
Indiana vs. Purdue Game Notes
Indiana won the Old Oaken Bucket for first time since 2010 and the first time in Bloomington since 2007.
IU's 56 points and 401 rushing yards are the most tallied by an IU team in an Old Oaken Bucket game.
The Hoosiers piled up a school record 692 total yards, passing for 291 yards in addition to the 401 on the ground.
Indiana set a single-game school record with 42 first downs, surpassing the previous record of 35 (last vs. Michigan, 10/2/10). IU achieved 26 first downs on the ground, 13 through the air and three by penalty.
IU ran a season-high 94 plays on offense.
The Hoosiers scored 50-plus points three times, had over 600 yards four times and rushed for 300 yards five times in 2013.
Indiana had three players rush for over 100 yards for the first time in school history. Tre Roberson led the way with a career-high 154 yards, Stephen Houston added 120 and D'Angelo Roberts ran for a career-high 113 yards.
IU rushed for a season-high 401 yards on 54 carries (7.4 average).
The 2013 Hoosiers set single-season records with 6,102 total yards, 508.5 total yards per game, 461 points, 38.4 points per game, 36 passing touchdowns, 62 total touchdowns and 300 first downs.
Roberson tied a school record with six touchdown passes, matching Bob Hoernschemeyer who threw six TDs at Nebraska in 1943. Roberson completed 25-of-37 for 273 yards while rushing for a career-high 154 yards (7.3 average), his third career 100-yard rushing game. His 427 total yards were also a career-high.
Houston closed out his career with 2,304 rushing yards, which is ninth all-time at IU, on 424 attempts (5.4 average) and 25 rushing touchdowns (29 total TDs). The fifth-year senior recorded four 100-yard games this season and nine in his career, which is the ninth-most in program history.
He scored from 53 and 14 yards, his seventh career multi-rushing touchdown game. Houston had five 50-yard TDs in his career, six overall (receiving) and three against Purdue. His 25 rushing touchdowns are tied for fourth all-time (Vaughn Dunbar, 1990-92) and his 29 total scores are sixth.
Shane Wynn recorded his first career game with three receiving touchdowns, which is tied for the second-most in a single game in IU history, and finished with seven receptions for 52 yards. It is the second time this season a Hoosier has recorded three TDs (Cody Latimer against Illinois) and it is the 13th time in school history a player has collected at least three scores. James Hardy holds the all-time mark with four against Michigan State on Oct. 28, 2006.
Wynn returned four kickoffs for 102 yards, including a 40-yard return. He is now third all-time in program history in career kickoff yards with 1,610, 10th with 3,270 all-purpose yards, tied for eighth with 133 catches and tied for fifth with 17 receiving TDs. Wynn's 11 receiving scores this year are third all-time.
Cody Latimer finished the evening with seven catches for 110 yards and a touchdown, his fifth game this season with at least 100 yards and the seventh of his career, which ties him for fourth all-time at IU. His 2,152 career yards are seventh, 135 catches are seventh and 17 TDs are tied for fifth.
Latimer became the fifth Hoosier to surpass 1,000 yards in a season and his total of 1,096 ranks third all-time. His 72 receptions are fourth and his nine scores are ninth.
Ted Bolser brought in his sixth touchdown of the season and the 15th of his career. He finished the night with 16 yards on three catches to set the all-time school receptions mark for a tight end to go along with his record 1,337 receiving yards and record 15 TDs.
Kofi Hughes caught three passes for 54 yards and collected his seventh TD of the season. Hughes finished his career tied for eighth with 132 catches for 1,956 yards (eighth all-time) and 13 touchdowns (T-12 all-time).
D'Angelo Roberts rushed for a career-high 113 yards on 14 carries (8.1 average), marking his second career 100-yard game.
Mitch Ewald set a single-season IU mark with 56 extra points. He closed out his final season 56-of-56 on PATs and 9-of-11 from field goal range for 83 total points, which ranks ninth on the program's single-season chart.
The fifth-year senior closed out his career as the Hoosiers all-time field goals, field goal percentage, extra points and total points (kickers) leader. He hit 53-of-66 field goals (80.3 percent), 161-of-162 PATs (99.4 percent) for 320 points.
The IU defense limited Purdue to just 31 yards rushing, the lowest of any Hoosier opponent this season. It is the lowest mark against a Big Ten foe since Nov. 24, 2001, against Purdue (-8).
David Cooper led Indiana with nine tackles, including two sacks, marking his first career game with a pair. Cooper is the first Hoosier to collect two sacks in a game since Zach Shaw did so against Ohio State on Oct. 13, 2012.
Tim Bennett broke up a pass to add to his national lead to total 20 pass breakups on the season and 21 passes defended. He had six solo tackles on the night to lead the team.
Michael Hunter had a career-high two tackles for loss and finished with five total tackles.
John Laihinen blocked a Purdue extra point in the second quarter. It was Indiana's third blocked kick of the season as Ralphael Green blocked a pair of field goals. Erich Toth booted his lone punt for 53 yards to pin the Boilermakers inside their own 10-yard line.
The Hoosiers won three Big Ten games for the first time since 2007.
Indiana won the coin toss for the seventh time this year and elected to receive for the second time.
Indiana's first touchdown drive covered 75 yards in four plays in 1:14, marking the 27th TD drive of the season under 75 seconds and the 32nd touchdown drive of under five plays.
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