The Michigan State Spartans overcame a 17-14 deficit against Indiana and beat them, 56-17, to improve to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in Big Ten play.
No. 8 Michigan State gave themselves a chance to move into the top five as they destroyed Indiana, 56-17. The Hoosiers initially looked like a team who could upset them as they held a 17-14 lead in the second quarter.
However, the Spartans took a 28-17 halftime lead and pulled away in the second half with 28 unanswered points. Quarterback Connor Cook was phenomenal as he threw for 332 yards with three touchdowns and an interception on 24-of-32 passing.
Running back Nick Hill led the Spartans in rushing with 178 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries, and Jeremy Langford added another 109 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries. The entire Spartans rushing attack shined as it totaled 330 yards.
Wide receiver Tony Lippett notched his third consecutive game with at least 100 receiving yards as he caught seven passes for 132 yards.
For the Hoosiers, freshman quarterback Zander Diamont played in his first ever college game and struggled mightily with just 11 passing yards on 5-of-15 passing.
Running back Tevin Coleman rushed for 132 yards on 15 carries, and he now has 1,192 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns on the season.