Hoosiers Back on the Road, Game at #24 Michigan
Oct. 15, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Remaining in the state of Michigan for the second straight week, Indiana (3-3, 1-1 Big Ten) takes on RV/24 Michigan (5-1, 1-1 Big Ten) on Saturday, Oct. 19. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. EDT at Michigan Stadium (109,901; FieldTurf). BTN will televise the first meeting between the two programs since the 2010 season.
Brady Hoke is 24-8 (.750) in his third season as head coach at Michigan. Hoke served as head coach at Ball State (2003-08) and San Diego State (2009-10) and carries an overall record of 71-58 (.550).
NEWS & NOTES
IU has scored 28-or-more points in seven straight games dating back to last season, a program record. Indiana's school record streak of seven 300-plus yard passing games ended at MSU.
For the third straight week, a Hoosier eclipsed 100 receptions and 1,000 yards. Tight end Ted Bolser (101, 1,223) became the 20th IU player to reach both milestones at Michigan State, joining teammates Shane Wynn (105, 1,199) and Kofi Hughes (107, 1,533).
Bolser leads all IU tight ends with 14 career touchdowns (T-6th overall) and is second in catches and yards. Bob Stephenson (1978-81) holds the all-time records with 115 and 1,252.
Cody Latimer (98, 1,490) needs two catches to add his name to the accomplished list. Indiana has never had four players on the same team with 100 and 1,000.
Duwyce Wilson (78, 1,013) joined the quartet and became the 39th member of the 1,000-yard club against the Spartans. The Hoosiers never before had more than three 1,000-yard receivers on the same team.
IU is T-7th nationally in 60-plus yard plays (4), T-6th in 50-plus yarders (7), T-2nd in 40-plus yarders (16), 3rd in 30-plus yarders (23) and 9th in 20-plus yarders (44).
Cornerback Tim Bennett ranks 1st nationally with 14 pass breakups and 15 passes defended. He recorded his first career interception at Michigan State. Bennett leads the B1G with 35 solos and is T-10th in tackles (7.5).
With two takeaways at MSU, Indiana has 10 - five interceptions and five fumble recoveries - in 2013. The Hoosiers have scored eight touchdowns and 56 points off of the 10 turnovers.
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