INDIANA 0 13 9 0 22
PENNST 7 21 14 3 45
Date of game: 11/17/2012

Recap: Penn State vs. Indiana

University Park, PA (Sports Network) - Allen Robinson had 10 catches for 197 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Penn State Nittany Lions to a 45-22 triumph over the Indiana Hoosiers in a Big Ten Conference tussle at Beaver Stadium.

With the win, Penn State (7-4, 5-2 Big Ten) improves to 16-0 all-time against the Hoosiers. Matt McGloin completed 22-of-32 passes for 395 yards with four touchdowns and one interception on the day. Zach Zwinak finished with 135 rushing yards and scored twice.

The Hoosiers (4-7, 2-5) were officially eliminated from bowl contention, despite 454 yards passing and two touchdowns from Cameron Coffman. However, Coffman was also intercepted twice, and Indiana's running game was bottled up to 24 net yards on 26 carries as a team.

McGloin opened the scoring with a 26-yard touchdown pass to Robinson with 4:26 to play in the first quarter.

After a 26-yard field goal by IU kicker Mitch Ewald in the opening minute of the second quarter, the Hoosiers defense intercepted McGloin on the next play from scrimmage. Coffman capitalized on that takeaway with a two-yard TD pass to Ted Bolser for a 10-7 lead.

PSU regained the lead at the 8:56 mark of the second quarter on McGloin's 53- yard scoring strike to Robinson.

After a 44-yard field goal by Ewald midway through the frame, the Nittany Lions made it a 21-13 game on another touchdown from McGloin to Robinson, this time from 10 yards. IU defender Antonio Marshall was whistled for pass interference on the play, but the penalty was declined as Robinson was able to haul in the pass with one hand.

PSU extended its lead to 28-13 on a 16-yard touchdown pass from McGloin to Zach Zwinak with 31 seconds remaining in the half.

On Indiana's first play of the second half, Stephen Houston took a swing pass from Coffman and darted 79 yards to the end zone untouched. Ewald missed the extra point as Penn State still led, 28-19.

The Hoosiers attempted an on-side kick and recovered, although they were not able to capitalize as Ewald missed a 55-yard field goal attempt. PSU took over possession at its own 39-yard line, but Zwinak lost a fumble on the second play of the drive, setting up a 46-yard field goal by Ewald to make it a 28-22 game at the 8:34 mark of the third quarter.

The Nittany Lions answered with a nine-play, 75-yard drive, capped by Zwinak's one-yard touchdown plunge. Later in the third quarter, Michael Zordich scored on a four-yard run to stretch Penn State's lead to 42-22. A 28-yard field goal by Sam Ficken in the fourth quarter accounted for the final margin.

Despite the lopsided victory, it wasn't all smiles for the Nittany Lions as standout linebacker Michael Mauti was carted off the field in the first quarter with a left knee injury. Ineligible for postseason play due to NCAA sanctions, the Nittany Lions will close out their season next weekend against Wisconsin.

Game Notes

Texas QB Ash out against BYU

Texas starting quarterback David Ash will not play in Saturday's game against BYU after sustaining a concussion in last weekend's season opener.

NASCAR News
Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers hit Canada

The series will run its 14th race of the season on Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. This will be the second time the series competes in Canada. One year ago, Chase Elliott won the inaugural truck race at this 2.459-mile, 10-turn road course. Wallace finished fourth.

Royals activate Hosmer

The Kansas City Royals will get their first baseman back for the season's stretch run, as the club reinstated Eric Hosmer from the 15-day disabled list as rosters expanded on Monday.

USA tested by Turkey in World Cup prelim

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points on 11- of-14 shooting and the United States pulled away down the stretch for a 98-77 win over Turkey on Day 2 of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.