The Boilermakers finally got on the board with 7:01 left in the second quarter, when Paul Griggs kicked a 40-yard field goal to make the score 21-3. Michigan added to its advantage when Robinson found Devin Gardner open for a 23-yard touchdown pass, the clincher of a seven-play, 74-yard drive to give the Wolverines the lead, 28-3.
Purdue closed the gap to 28-10 when Caleb TerBush and O.J. Ross combined for a four-yard touchdown to cap a 36-yard drive. The Boilermakers began the drive with good field position after Purdue recovered a fumble.
The Wolverines will start the second half with the ball.
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