McGloin, Robinson lead Penn State past Indiana

Receiver Allen Robinson had three highlight-reel scoring catches and Matt McGlointhrew for four touchdowns to lead Penn State in a 45-22 win Saturday over Indiana. Zack Zwinak added 135 rushing yards, but the Nittany Lions (7-4, 5-2 Big Ten) did most of their damage through the air against the porous Hoosiers (4-7, 2-5).

Indiana did turn two turnovers into 10 points, including a 46-yarder from Mitch Ewald to get within 28-22 in the third quarter.

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Zwinak rumbled in from 1 yard out on the ensuing drive to put Penn State back ahead comfortably by two touchdowns.

Cameron Coffman threw for 454 yards for Indiana. With just a trip to Purdue left on the schedule, the Hoosiers lost a chance to become bowl eligible with six wins.

Star linebacker Michael Mauti was carted off in the first quarter after hurting his left knee.

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FINAL: Allen Robinson caught 10 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns, helping Penn State to a 45-22 victory over Indiana on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions’ passing game looked flawless, despite the efforts of the Hoosiers’ secondary. Penn State’s air attack couldn’t be contained, as it torched Indiana for 394 yards and four touchdowns. Matt McGloin completed 22 of 32 passes for the Nittany Lions. He threw four touchdowns.

Penn State’s explosive offense used big plays to take down the Hoosiers. The Nittany Lions had 10 plays of 20 yards or more on their way to victory. With 9:10 to go in the second quarter, McGloin tossed a 53-yard touchdown to Robinson, Penn State’s longest play on the day. The long touchdown gave the Nittany Lions a 14-10 lead.

Penn State racked up 543 total yards. Along with McGloin’s stats in the passing game, the Nittany Lions also added 149 yards rushing on 44 attempts.

Cameron Coffman threw for 454 yards while completing 33 of 59 passes for Indiana. Coffman tossed two touchdowns and two interceptions. Coffman looked for Shane Wynn often. He hauled in 12 catches for 108 yards.

The Hoosiers’ offense finished the game having gained 479 yards. Indiana’s passing game had to do most of the work with the rushing attack contributing just 25 yards rushing on 26 attempts.

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