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Keys to the game

Purdue dropped its fifth straight game, falling to Penn State 34-9.

Here are the highlights.

Key sequence: Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin a 42-yard pass to Brandon Moseby-Felder. The next play, Michael Zordich scored on a 6-yard run to give the Nittany Lions a 10-3 lead. Penn State led the rest of the way.

Key fact: Three of Purdue’s first seven drives started at the 50. Purdue still only got three points out of the good field position.

Still going: Purdue scored on its opening drive for the fourth consecutive game. … Wide receiver Antavian Edison caught at least one pass for the 30th consecutive game. He finished with nine catches for 93 yards and one touchdown.

QB numbers: Robert Marve went 22 of 39 for 138 yards. Caleb TerBush was 10 of 20 for 155 yards and one touchdown. Rob Henry was 1 of 2 for -5 yards. Henry also caught five passes for 54 yards.

Quotable:

"You stay as positive as you can. We have to win three against teams we feel like we can compete with. But whatever we have to do to turn this thing around we have to do now."

- Marve

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