The Ohio State Buckeyes improved to 10-1 with a 42-27 win over the Indiana Hoosiers, and quarterback J.T. Barrett threw four touchdown passes.
No. 6 Ohio State received an upset bid from Indiana, but they escaped with a 42-27 victory and improved to 10-1 to stay at the front of the Big Ten title race.
The Hoosiers led the Buckeyes, 20-14, in the third quarter, but Ohio State scored 28 unanswered points to seal the win. Quarterback J.T. Barrett recovered from a slow start and kept his Heisman Trophy campaign alive.
Barrett threw four touchdown passes with 302 yards on 25-of-35 passing, but he threw two interceptions early in the game. He continued to show that he is a dual threat by rushing for 78 yards on 20 carries.
Running back Ezekiel Elliott ran for 107 yards and a touchdown for 13 carries, but wide receiver Jalin Marshall stole the show for the Buckeyes.
He caught five passes for 95 yards and three touchdowns, all of which came in the fourth quarter.
For the Hoosiers, running back Tevin Coleman continued to showcase himself as one of the best running backs in the nation by running for 228 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries.
Quarterback Zander Diamont held his team back once again as he was held to 114 yards with no touchdowns and an interception.