Indiana football falls to Ohio State 23-3

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 2: Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Kyle McCord (6) is tackled by Indiana University on September 2, 2023 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 2: Indiana Hoosiers defensive back Nic Toomer (15) defends against Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Julian Fleming (4) on September 2, 2023 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 2: Indiana Hoosiers defensive lineman Andre Carter (1) sacks Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Devin Brown (33) plays against on September 2, 2023 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 2: Indiana Hoosiers defensive lineman Andre Carter (1) sacks Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Devin Brown (33) plays against on September 2, 2023 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 2: Indiana Hoosiers defensive back Phillip Dunnam (6) intercepts the ball against Ohio State on September 2, 2023 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

Staff report

Bloomington, Ind. – September 2, 2023

The Ohio State Buckeyes beat the Indiana Hoosiers 23-3 Saturday, September 2, 2023 at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana.

Ohio State’s defense was a force throughout the game, preventing Indiana from gaining traction on offense. The Hoosiers’ only score came from a field goal early in the game, and they were held scoreless for the remainder of the contest.

The Buckeyes’ offensive performance was led by quarterback Kyle McCord, who completed 20 of 33 passes for 239 yards but was held without a touchdown. Devin Brown also contributed with 1 completion for -2 yards. The Buckeyes’ rushing attack was spearheaded by Deamonte Trayanum, TreVeyon Henderson, and Miyan Williams, who combined for 143 yards and 2 touchdowns on the ground.

Ohio State’s Julian Fleming and Cade Stover led the way with 58 and 98 yards, respectively.

Indiana, on the other hand, faced a challenge against Ohio State’s defense. Brendan Sorsby completed 8 of 16 passes for 58 yards, but the Hoosiers struggled to move the ball. Their rushing game produced just 71 yards, with Christian Turner and Jaylin Lucas as the leading rushers.

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