You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Boiling Point

  • Youth movement for Boilers could spell success
      Welcome to college football, circa 2014. It’s the first year of a new playoff system and even in places like West Lafayette, optimism reigns supreme on the first Saturday of the season.
  • Dreary 2013 season in past for Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE – As Purdue slogged through a dismal 1-11 debut season under Darrell Hazell, autumn’s hues turned from vibrant oranges and yellows to black and blue. Injuries and inefficiency derailed the positive mood hovering over the
  • Hazell, Fleck have history from days at Ohio State
    Weeks before the football season began in 2006, P.J. Fleck found his life at a crossroads.
Advertisement

Keys to the game

Purdue became bowl eligible for the first time since 2007, defeating Indiana 33-25 at Memorial Stadium. Carson Wiggs made four field goals.

Here are the highlights.

Key play: Raheem Mostert returned a kick 81 yards to Indiana's 8 in the second quarter. Ralph Bolden scored on an 8-yard run on the next play on the way to tying the game at 17. Wiggs made two field goals to close out the half to give the Boilermakers a 26-17 halftime lead.

Key number: 100. Akeem Hunt rushed for 100 yards. He had a 50-yard run, setting up a 5-yard touchdown run by Antavian Edison. Hunt took charge after Ralph Bolden went out with an injury in the third quarter.

Bowl hopes: A representative from the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl was among those in attendance at the game.

Quotable:

"We can still be champions, and that is a big step for our football program. To have a successful season, to get the Bucket back to West Lafayette, and to get into the postseason play and to win that bowl game so that we can be champions. That's one of our three goals."

- Purdue coach Danny Hope

Advertisement