Nov. 12, 2011
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Ohio State (6-4, 3-3) 23, at Purdue (5-5, 3-3) 26 OT
Nov. 12, 2011
West Lafayette, Ind.
Ohio State is 5-2 all-time in overtime games.
The Buckeyes are 15-2 in November games since the start of the 2005 season and 8-1 on the road that month.
Ohio State leads the all-time series with Purdue, 37-14-2, and 12-8 in games played in West Lafayette.
Dan "Boom" Herron (2,671 coming in) moved into 10th place on Ohio State's all-time rushing list, passing Raymont Harris who rushed for 2,649 yards from 1990-93.
Jordan Hall hauled in a career-long 38-yard pass for a TD in the first quarter. He then caught a second TD pass with 13 seconds left in regulation. He finished with three catches for 58 yards and two TDs.
Braxton Miller tied his career high with two TD passes in the game. He accounted for three scores on the day with a 6-yard TD run in the third quarter.
Tackle J.B. Shugarts had his streak of 24 consecutive starts snapped. Freshman Antonio Underwood made his first start at right tackle in his place.
Ryan Shazier recorded a career-high seven tackles, including 1.0 TFL and a forced fumble in the third quarter.
John Simon has 11.0 TFL in the past five games.
Orhian Johnson intercepted his second pass of the season and the third of his career late in the fourth quarter.
Since 2005, Ohio State's defense has allowed just 13 100-yard rushers during a span of 88 games and only nine since the start of the 2007 season. Both marks are third-best among FBS schools.
Drew Basil came into the game with 12 consecutive field goals. That was snapped when he missed a 50-yarder at the end of the first half. He hit a 33-yarder in the first overtime period.