You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to 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

  • Purdue schedules football series with Missouri
    Purdue and Missouri will meet in a football clash between the Big Ten and Southeastern Conference. The Boilermakers travel to Columbia, Missouri on Sept. 16, 2017. They host the Tigers on Sept.
  • Kugler named to watch list
    Boilermakers center Robert Kugler was placed on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy, given annually to the nation's top player at that position.
  • South end zone at Ross-Ade becomes fun zone
    With nearly 6,000 bleacher seats removed, the south end zone at Ross-Ade Stadium is being turned into a patio area that serves alcohol and food during games, Purdue announced Tuesday.

Turnovers aid Purdue in third quarter

Purdue leads Indiana 35-28 at the end of three quarters Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.

The Boilermakers scored three touchdowns in the third quarter, two off of turnovers.

O.J. Ross broke two tackles on the way to a 19-yard TD to help the Boilermakers tie the game at 21 with 11:18 left in the quarter.

Purdue cornerback Frankie Williams intercepted a pass to end IU's next drive. He returned it to Purdue's 41.

Purdue quarterback Robert Marve threw a 58-yard pass to Crosby Wright on the next play to IU's 1. Rob Henry then scored on a 1-yard run to put the Boilermakers ahead.

IU fumbled in its next possession. Will Lucas recovered for Purdue.

The Boilermakers scored on a 25-yard pass from Henry to Gary Bush, making it 35-21 with 3:54 to go.

Indiana came right back. A 46-yard pass from Cameron Coffman to Kofi Hughes gave the Hoosiers a first-and-goal from Purdue's 7. Coffman eventually scored on a 1-yard run.