Live Blog: Indiana steamrolls Indiana State

Indiana’s Nate Sudfeld threw four touchdown passes, and Tevin Coleman rushed for 169 yards and two more TDs in Thursday night’s record-breaking 73-35 victory over Indiana State. The Hoosiers (1-0) scored 45 points in the first half, their highest total since the school started keeping records in 1949, and broke the Memorial Stadium scoring record by topping the 69 points Nebraska scored in 1978.

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Fourth Quarter: Indiana 73, Indiana State 35 -

Indiana gained 101 yards on the ground in the fourth, and the Hoosiers finished off Indiana State, 73-35.

Indiana expanded its lead to 73-28 thanks to a six-play, 55-yard drive that ended when Andrew Wilson ran one yard for a touchdown.

Indiana State capped a 79-yard drive when Robert Tonyan threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Demory Lawshe to make the score 73-35.

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I’ve lost count. Have you, too?

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Seriously, Indiana can’t be stopped.

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Third Quarter: Indiana 66, Indiana State 28 -

With 21 points in the third quarter, Indiana now leads 66-28. Indiana, which is on a 21-point run, finished with 158 yards through the air and 105 on the ground in the quarter.

Indiana State made the score 45-28 when Connor Underwood intercepted Nate Sudfeld’s pass and returned it for a touchdown.

Indiana made its lead 52-28 when Sudfeld and Shane Wynn hooked up for a three-yard touchdown on the last play of a six-play, 75-yard drive. The drive also featured Coleman’s 58-yard run.

The Hoosiers opened up the lead, 59-28, after Sudfeld found Kofi Hughes open for a 27-yard touchdown pass to end a three-play, 69-yard drive. The drive also featured Sudfeld’s 42-yard pass to Hughes.

Indiana added to its advantage when Coleman pounded in a 20-yard touchdown run, the last of a three-play, 44-yard drive to give Indiana the lead, 66-28. The drive was set up at the Indiana State 44-yard line when Mitchell Paige returned a punt.

Coleman clinched a 150-yard rushing game with 93 in the quarter, part of his 168-yard day through three quarters for Indiana.

The Hoosiers’ Sudfeld hit 200 yards passing for the game in the quarter, part of his 220-yard passing performance thus far.

Indiana State has the ball on its own 33-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.

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Here’s video of the first ejection (in a Big Ten game) for the new targeting rule:

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Yet another Indiana score

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Halftime entertainment at its finest at Memorial Stadium.

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These guys have to be getting tired.

Credit: USA TODAY Sports

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Second Quarter: Indiana 45, Indiana State 21 –

Despite allowing the last 14 points, Indiana leads Indiana State, 45-21, at halftime.

Indiana made its lead 28-7 when Nate Sudfeld and Ted Bolser hooked up for a nine-yard touchdown on the last play of a three-play, 29-yard drive. The drive was set up at the Indiana State 29-yard line when Michael Hunter intercepted a Mike Perish pass.

The Hoosiers made the score 35-7 when Shane Wynn returned a punt for a touchdown.

Indiana added to its advantage when Sudfeld tossed a 44-yard touchdown to Nick Stoner, the last of a one-play, 44-yard drive to give Indiana the lead, 42-7. The drive was set up at Indiana State’s 44-yard line when Indiana State failed to convert on 4th-and-2.

Indiana opened up the lead, 45-7, after Mitch Ewald kicked a 26-yard field goal to end a five-play, 34-yard drive. The drive was set up at the Indiana State 43-yard line when the Hoosiers returned a punt.

Indiana State finished off a 78-yard drive when Perish and Kyani Harris combined for a 17-yard touchdown to make the score 45-21. The Sycamores’ rushing attack finished with just one carry during that series. Shakir Bell’s 45-yard run from the 22-yard line pushed Indiana State into enemy territory.

Bell clinched a 100-yard rushing game with 77 in the quarter, part of his 116-yard day through two quarters for the Sycamores.

Indiana will receive to start the second half.

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Another Indiana touchdown.

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Here’s Shane Wynn’s impressive punt return TD:

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There’s a lot of this going on in Bloomington tonight.

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Break up the Hoosiers! This is some really impressive stuff here tonight, regardless of the opponent.

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I’ll say it again: Ted Bolser is the Big Ten’s most underrated tight end, and he’s going to have a huge year. Not just tonight.

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First Quarter: Indiana 21, Indiana State 7 -

Indiana, which racked up 75 passing yards and 92 rushing yards, leads 21-7 at the end of the first quarter.

Indiana’s Tevin Coleman ran for 72 yards and one touchdown.

Indiana got on the scoreboard first with a three-play, 18-yard drive that ended in a score when Tre Roberson and Ted Bolser hooked up for a 12-yard touchdown. The drive was set up at the Indiana State 18-yard line when the the Indiana State punter’s knee hit the turf while fielding the snap.

The Sycamores tied the game at seven after Mike Perish and Sampson Levingston combined for an 11-yard touchdown to end a 10-play, 75-yard drive.

Roberson threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Shane Wynn to break the 7-7 standstill in favor of Indiana.

The Hoosiers expanded their lead to 21-7 thanks to a four-play, 42-yard drive that ended when Coleman ran 34 yards for a touchdown. The drive was set up at Indiana State’s 42-yard line when Indiana recovered a fumble.

The Hoosiers will start the second quarter with good field position on the Sycamores’ nine-yard line.

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That 4th-down attempt worked just a little bit better for the Hoosiers. Tevin Coleman is going to be good.

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Tre Roberson looking kind of sharp here early on, no?

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“I’m not a big quarterback sneak fan.” – BTN analyst Chuck Long after Tre Roberson was stopped on 4th-and-short.

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Ted Bolser scores first TD of the 2013 season.

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88 degrees in Bloomington, Ind., tonight. It’ll be a hot one!

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Jim Wyatt on 8/29/2013 @ 7:09pm EDT Said:

Why is the game not on TV?

IUColumbus on 8/29/2013 @ 7:11pm EDT Said:

why is the game not on the overflow channel in Columbus (time warner 528). It says it should be the IU game.

jackdye on 8/29/2013 @ 7:13pm EDT Said:

Where is the game?

Keith Hedrick on 8/29/2013 @ 7:40pm EDT Said:

Why is Minnesota on ALL 3 BTN channels when you have IU listed on 1 of your channels – upset IU Fan

Pissed on 8/29/2013 @ 7:55pm EDT Said:

No IU game tonight on BrightHouse in Orlando. …on Friday at noon……I can’t believe it!
Three cable channels for Minn v UNLV, where is some love for IU?
This Sucks!

    BTN Communications on 8/29/2013 @ 8:09pm EDT Said:

    We are so sorry about the technical issues. We are working as fast as humanly possible to get it all corrected. Thanks for your patience.

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