WEEK THREE: Hoosiers Host Ball State Saturday Night
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -
Following its 45-6 victory at Massachusetts, the Indiana football team is 2-0 for the eighth time in the last nine seasons. The Hoosiers return home to face Ball State (1-1) at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 15. Kickoff is set for 8:01 p.m. EDT and BTN will broadcast the game.
Ball State opened the season with a 37-26 conference victory over Eastern Michigan on Aug. 30 before falling at No. 12 Clemson last weekend.
Pete Lembo is 7-7 is his second season on the Ball State sideline. Lembo spent 2006-10 at Elon, where he posted a 35-22 mark. From 2001-05, he recorded a 44-14 record at Lehigh and owns an overall record of 86-43.
NEWS & NOTES
IU owns a 36-7-1 (.830) all-time mark against Mid-American Conference opponents.
The Hoosiers are 23-9 (.719) in regular-season non-conference games since the start of the 2004 season.
Indiana junior defensive back Greg Heban graduated from Delta High School in Muncie, Ind.
IU defensive graduate assistant Bryant Haines was a four-year starting linebacker at Ball State (2005-08).
The Hoosiers totaled 606 yards of offense in their victory over UMass, marking the first time an IU team has surpassed 600 yards since Oct. 6, 2001, at Wisconsin (631 yards).
Indiana rushed for 331 yards, the second time the team has surpassed 300 yards in Kevin Wilson's tenure. IU collected 319 yards against Northwestern on Oct. 29, 2011.
CB Kenny Mullen shared the team lead with eight tackles and added two TFLs and one PBU.
Indiana's 11 tackles for loss were the most since Nov. 1, 2008, against Central Michigan (11).
Fourteen Hoosiers have caught a pass, nine have recorded a rush, 14 have at least a half-tackle for loss and seven have at least a half-sack this season.
IU leads the Big Ten with eight sacks through two games.
The Hoosiers have led for 101 minutes and six seconds in their two games this season.
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