BTN.com staff, September 29, 2012
Marshall's Gator Hoskins led the offense in the third quarter. He caught two passes for 29 yards and one touchdown, but the Thundering Herd have closed the gap to 45-28. Marshall made the score 42-21 after Rakeem Cato tossed a 28-yard touchdown to Hoskins to finish off an 87-yard drive. The Thundering Herd relied on a run play just two times on that possession.
Marshall made the score 42-28 when Jermaine Kelson returned a blocked punt for a touchdown.
Purdue added to its advantage when Paul Griggs kicked a 33-yard field goal, capping off a 15-play, 62-yard drive to give the Boilermakers the lead, 45-28.
Caleb TerBush clinched a 200-yard passing game with 78 in the quarter, part of his 260-yard day through three quarters for Purdue.
The Thundering Herd have the ball at their own 44-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.
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