Ohio State, off last weekend, travels to Bloomington, Ind., for a 7:30 p.m. game against the Indiana Hoosiers that ABC will televise to a national audience.
This is the 95th game in the all-time series and Ohio State holds a 76-12-5 advantage. Ohio State has won 25 consecutive in the series, but … Indiana is making things a little too interesting –as in uncomfortably interesting – for Ohio State of late.
Consider: 52-49 in 2012; 42-27 in 2014; 34- 27 in 2015; 49-26 in 2018; and 42-35 last year.
Indiana’s last wins over Ohio State: back-to-back in 1987 (31-10) and 1988 (41-7). The ’87 win snapped a 23-game Ohio State win streak over the Hoosiers. The two teams tied, 27-all, in 1990.
No. 5 Ohio State at Indiana • Saturday, Oct. 23 • When: 7:30 p.m. • Where: Memorial Stadium • TV: ABC
• Radio: 97.1 The Fan
WE’RE GOING STREAKING
The Buckeyes have won 14 consecutive regular season games with two weeks to prepare, including three wins on the road. The last loss: Oct 8, 2005 at No. 16 Penn State, 17-10
Ohio State has 10 consecutive Big Ten road wins by double digits, a conference record, according to Big Ten Network research. The last road win not by 10-plus points: at Maryland in 2018 (52-51)
Ohio State’s record in games where Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson each catch a TD pass is 7-0. The duo has combined to catch 46 career touchdowns (Olave 29; Wilson 17). Olave ranks 3rd at OSU; Wilson 13th
The Buckeyes are riding a nation’s-best 11-game winning streak in true road games dating back to that darn Oct. 20, 2018 game at Purdue, the only loss in an otherwise terrific, 13-1, campaign.
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