Penn State 33, Indiana 28
Although no lemonade was produced in the Indiana game, what was good about it was that the #18 Penn State Nittany Lions (5-2, 3-2) snapped a two-game losing streak, and that they all but guaranteed Toilet Bowl eligibility, even if Rutgers is their only win in the remaining schedule.
What was not so damn good about it was everything else.
The semi-bottom feeding Indiana Hoosiers (4-4, 1-4) outplayed the Lions, outcoached the Lions, and even while trying to give the game away with penalties and turnovers, kept themselves in competition until the end.
The old sports cliche of “letting them hang around” applied. [Continue reading]