BTN.com staff, October 27, 2012
Indiana's Stephen Houston led the offense in the second quarter. He ran for 14 yards and one touchdown and caught a 10-yard touchdown pass, and the Hoosiers now lead 21-14. The two touchdowns give Houston three scores, tying a career-high. Illinois has given up 14 straight points.
The Fighting Illini broke the 7-7 standoff when Nathan Scheelhaase took a quarterback draw all the way for a five-yard touchdown run to put a bow on an eight-play, 55-yard scoring drive. The ground game accounted for every yard on that drive.
Indiana tied the score at 14 apiece after Nate Sudfeld and Houston combined for a 10-yard touchdown to clinch a four-play, 73-yard drive. The Hoosiers used Sudfeld's 49-yard pass to Cody Latimer to fuel the drive.
Houston turned a handoff into a seven-yard touchdown to break the 14-14 tie in favor of Indiana. The play put a bow on a four-play, 22-yard scoring drive. The Hoosiers began the drive with good field position after Indiana recovered a fumble.
Illinois is set to receive to start the second half.
1ST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS
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