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    Bucket Game to be Televised on ESPN or Big Ten Network

    Go Hoosiers! Indiana's game against Purdue will be televised by either ESPN or the Big Ten Network.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Indiana's game against Purdue will be televised by either ESPN or the Big Ten Network.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 5, 2007

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Battle for the Old Oaken Bucket between Indiana and Purdue on Saturday, Nov. 17, will kick off at either noon or 3:30 p.m. EST. ESPN has the option to televise the game starting at noon, but if it declines that option, the contest will be carried by the Big Ten Network at 3:30 p.m.

    The game can also be heard on the statewide IU Radio Network (Don Fischer, Pete Compise and Joe Smith).

    Indiana will take on Northwestern on Saturday, Nov. 10, with kickoff set for 11 a.m. CST/noon EST on ESPN Classic. The Hoosiers will look to improve to 7-4 on the year, while the Wildcats enter the contest at 5-5. Each team is 2-4 in Big Ten play.

    IU took another step toward "playing 13" on Saturday, gaining its sixth win and bowl eligibility for the first time since 1994 with a 38-20 victory over Ball State. Kellen Lewis threw for a career-high 354 yards in the victory, while James Hardy and Ray Fisher each caught two TDs.

    The Hoosiers ran off 21 straight points in the second quarter to pull away from the Cardinals, with Christopher Phillips providing the key play of the day for the Hoosiers. After a 60-yard TD pass to Fisher, Phillips ended the ensuing drive for BSU with a 58-yard interception return for a touchdown to give Indiana its first lead of the contest, one it would not relinquish. arter to pull away from the Cardinals, with Christopher Phillips providing the key play of the day for the Hoosiers. After a 60-yard TD pass to Fisher, Phillips ended the ensuing drive for BSU with a 58-yard interception return for a touchdown to give IU its first lead of the contest, one it would not relinquish.

     

     


       

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