Scores

Final

Purdue 36

(1-11, 0-8 Big Ten)

Indiana 56

(5-7, 3-5 Big Ten)

Coverage: BTN

3:30 PM ET, November 30, 2013

Memorial Stadium (Bloomington, IN), Bloomington, IN

1 2 3 4 T
PUR 0 9 7 2036
IND 14 21 14 756

Top Performers

Passing: D. Etling (PUR) - 485 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: S. Houston (IND) - 17 CAR, 120 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Yancey (PUR) - 11 REC, 125 YDS, 1 TD

Indiana takes Bucket with 56-36 rout of Purdue

Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Tre Roberson threw a career-high six touchdown passes, three to Shane Wynn, and the Hoosiers recaptured the Old Oaken Bucket on Saturday for the first time in three years with a 56-36 win over Purdue.

The Hoosiers (5-7, 3-5) finished the season the same way they started -- with a record-setting performance against an in-state foe. They produced their highest point total in the 116-game series and won by 20 or more points for only the seventh time in series history. Plus, the Hoosiers broke the school record for points in a season (463) and extended the school's single-season marks for total TDs (62) and TD passes (36).

Purdue (1-11, 0-8) has now lost 10 straight, the second longest skid in school history. It lost 11 straight from 1906-08.

Indiana took an early 14-0 edge, led 35-9 at halftime and never gave the Boilers a chance to come back.

Roberson made his fourth start of the season memorable.

He went 25 of 37 for 273 yards, rushed 21 times for a career-high 154 yards and converted 12 of 13 third-downs in the first three quarters.

With those sorts of numbers, Roberson had plenty of help. Wynn had 52 yards receiving on seven catches, including the three scores. Cody Latimer caught seven passes for 110 yards and a score, and Stephen Houston closed his college career with 17 carries for 120 yards and two TDs, including a 53-yard run on the game's fourth offensive play.

That was simply too much for the Boilermakers, who started the day ranked 119th out of 123 at 13.0 points per game.

It was a dismal finish to a historically bad season for Purdue, which endured its worst loss in the series since a 52-7 rout in 1988. The Boilermakers also had their first one-win season and first winless Big Ten season since 1993, and now coach Darrell Hazell must wait until next season to beat his first Football Bowl Subdivision foe as Purdue's coach.

There was no glossing over how bad this game was.

Houston started it with the sprint down the left sideline to make it 7-0. Roberson added to the problems with a 2-yard TD pass to make it 14-0, and even when Purdue got back into the game with a 1-yard TD pass from Danny Etling to Justin Sinz, the extra point was blocked.

Things went downhill from there.

After Houston scored on a 14-yard run and Paul Griggs made a 36-yard field goal to make it 21-9, Roberson hooked up with Wynn for a 4-yard TD pass, and Latimer scored on a 27-yard TD pass after wrestling the ball away from a Purdue defender, staying in bounds and diving inside the pylon with 44 seconds to go. That made it 35-9 at the half.

Indiana sealed the win when Ted Bolser caught a 2-yard TD pass early in the fourth quarter, a catch that broke the school record for receptions by a tight end as he made it 49-9.

Etling also had a bid day, finishing 33 of 49 with 485 yards and four touchdowns. Danny Anthrop caught five passes for 151 yards, DeAngelo Yancey had 11 receptions for 125 yards and Sinz finished with nine catches for 187 yards. Each of the three receivers caught a TD pass.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PUR
IND
1st Downs2142
Total Yards516692
Passing485291
Rushing31401
Penalties6-461-5
3rd Down Conversions4-1216-18
4th Down Conversions2-20-0
Turnovers02
Possession25:4434:16

Passing Leaders

PurdueC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Etling33/494859.940
IndianaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Roberson25/372737.462

Rushing Leaders

PurdueCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cottom4194.817
Hunt6152.504
IndianaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Roberson211547.3015
Houston171207.1253

Receiving Leaders

PurdueRECYDSAVGTDLG
Anthrop515130.2180
Yancey1112511.4147
IndianaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Latimer711015.7131
Hughes35418.0130

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERPURIND
TD13:46Stephen Houston 53 Yd Run (Mitch Ewald Kick) 07
TD07:24Shane Wynn 2 Yd Pass From Tre Roberson (Mitch Ewald Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERPURIND
TD12:36Justin Sinz 1 Yd Pass From Danny Etling (Pat Blocked) 614
TD09:45Stephen Houston 14 Yd Run (Mitch Ewald Kick) 621
FG05:42Paul Griggs 36 Yd 921
TD03:28Shane Wynn 4 Yd Pass From Tre Roberson (Mitch Ewald Kick) 928
TD00:44Cody Latimer 27 Yd Pass From Tre Roberson (Mitch Ewald Kick) 935
THIRD QUARTERPURIND
TD10:49Shane Wynn 17 Yd Pass From Tre Roberson (Mitch Ewald Kick) 942
TD05:54Ted Bolser 2 Yd Pass From Tre Roberson (Mitch Ewald Kick) 949
TD04:50DeAngelo Yancey 10 Yd Pass From Danny Etling (Paul Griggs Kick) 1649
FOURTH QUARTERPURIND
TD14:18Brandon Cottom 1 Yd Run (Paul Griggs Kick) 2349
TD10:13Danny Anthrop 80 Yd Pass From Danny Etling (Paul Griggs Kick) 3049
TD03:21Kofi Hughes 6 Yd Pass From Tre Roberson (Mitch Ewald Kick) 3056
TD01:00Cameron Posey 7 Yd Pass From Danny Etling (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3656