Hoosiers Face Missouri Under the Lights Saturday Night
Sept. 17, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - On the heels of its 42-10 victory over Bowling Green, the Indiana football team welcomes Missouri to Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 21. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. EDT and BTN will broadcast the game.
IU leads the all-time series 6-2-2, including a perfect 4-0 mark at Memorial Stadium, a 4-0-1 ledger in Bloomington and a 6-0-2 record in the last eight games. The teams squared off for eight straight years from 1985-92 and in 1953 and 1954.
The Hoosiers earned a 20-10 victory the last time the two teams met on Sept. 26, 1992, in Bloomington. Indiana's last showdown against an SEC opponent resulted in a 38-14 home triumph vs. Kentucky on Sept. 17, 2005. This is the only Big Ten-SEC matchup during the 2013 regular season.
The 1993 Independence Bowl team is celebrating its 20-year reunion this weekend.
Gary Pinkel is 92-61 (.601) in his 13th season as head coach at Missouri. Pinkel owns an overall mark of 165-98-3 (.626) with a previous stop at Toledo (1991-2000).
NEWS & NOTES
Indiana has set a new three-game record with 150 points. The previous mark of 141 was set in 1917. It is the eighth time in program history IU has scored 35-plus points in a three-game stretch (last time 2010).
The Hoosiers threw for 335 yards, marking the third game this season and the fifth consecutive contest dating back to last year that they have had 300-or-more passing yards in a game.
Shane Wynn became the 38th pass-catcher in Indiana history to reach the 1,000-yard mark and is the fourth current Hoosier (Kofi Hughes, TE Ted Bolser, Cody Latimer). Indiana has never had four 1,000-yard receivers on the same team.
Stephen Houston (155) and Tevin Coleman (129) each collected 100-yard games. The last time two Hoosier RBs went over 100 in the same game: BenJarvus Green-Ellis (136) and Brian Lewis (128) against Northwestern on Oct. 11, 2003.
Mitch Ewald's six extra points tied him with Scott Bonnell as IU's all-time kicking scoring leader with 261 points. Ewald is now tied for third all-time in that category. He is first on IU's career list with 126 extra points and third in field goals (45).
CB Tim Bennett's seven passes defended share first in the Big Ten and are third nationally, while CB Michel Hunter is tied for fourth in the league and 19th nationally with five.
DL Nick Mangieri's 2.5 sacks are tied for second in the conference and his 3.5 TFLs are tied for sixth.
Four Hoosiers are in the top 13 in the league in tackles: Cooper (5), Heban (T-7), Bennett (T-13) and LB T.J. Simmons (T-13).
Indiana is tied for second in the Big Ten with seven sacks, third in red zone defense (69.2 percent, T-27 nationally) and fourth in opponent third down defense (31.9 percent, 31 nationally).
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