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Indiana football legend and current BTN analyst Antwaan Randle El was inducted into the Indiana Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday night. On Saturday, Randle El was introduced to the Memorial Stadium crowd at halftime of Indiana’s win over Iowa. The former quarterback received a thunderous ovation, and for good reason. Randle El, a 2001 first-team All-America, was the first in NCAA history to score 40 rush touchdowns and 40 pass touchdowns and the first to amass 6,000 passing yards and 3,000 rushing yards. Watch our interview with Randle El now.
Penn State put up 14 points in the third, and the Nittany Lions now lead 34-3. Penn State threw for 93 yards and ran for 61 yards in the quarter. The Nittany Lions opened up the lead, 27-3, after marching down the field for a seven-play, 80-yard drive that ended when Matt McGloin found Jesse James open for a 12-yard touchdown pass.
Michigan State picked up 86 yards in the ground game during the third quarter, and the Spartans now lead 17-14. Dan Conroy kicked a 25-yard field goal to break the 14-14 standoff in favor of Michigan State. The play capped off an 11-play, 67-yard scoring drive.
Thanks to a mean rushing attack, Ohio State now leads 38-14. The Buckeyes rushed for 75 yards in the quarter. The Buckeyes’ defense held tough in the quarter, holding Illinois to 21 total yards of offense. Ohio State opened up the lead, 38-6, after Braxton Miller kept it himself for a two-yard touchdown run to end an 11-play, 73-yard drive.
In the second quarter, Cody Latimer fought back for Indiana. He caught four passes for 68 yards and one touchdown, and the Hoosiers have closed the gap to 14-10. Indiana has scored 10 straight points. The Hoosiers finished off an 87-yard drive when Cameron Coffman and Latimer combined for a 15-yard touchdown to make the score 14-10.
In the final tuneup before the regular season tips, the Purdue men’s basketball team cruised to a 109-68 exhibition victory over Newberry on Saturday night at Mackey Arena. Terone Johnson shot 8-of-10 from the field and scored 18 points, freshmen Rapheal Davis and Ronnie Johnson each tallied 16 and D.J. Byrd chipped in 11. The Boilermakers shot 55 percent from the field. Read the full recap at PurdueSports.com.
Tim Frazier scored 17 points and added eight assists and five rebounds to help lift Penn State to 79-54 exhibition victory over Philadelphia on Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center. Jon Graham and Southern Miss transfer D.J. Newbill chipped in 16 and 15 points, respectively, as the Nittany Lions ran past head coach Patrick Chambers’ alma mater. Read full recap at GoPSUSports.com.