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Eyeing IU


By the numbers: Indiana 44, Penn State 24

BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana was 0-16 against Penn State entering the matchup Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Finally, with a 44-24 win, it broke the streak.

There were plenty of other big numbers in this one. IU (3-2, 1-0 Big Ten) got its first win in a conference opener since 2000.

Senior wide receiver Kofi Hughes caught his 100th career pass with his first reception in the game.

Junior wideout Cody Latimer has career highs of nine catches for 140 yards and became the first receiver to get three-straight 100-yard games since James Hardy in 2005.

Senior kicker Mitch Ewald passed former Hoosier quarterback Antwaan Randle El and moved to No. 2 on the all-time scoring list and has 273 career points. He also claimed a share of second in career field goals made with his 46th and 47th.

Junior cornerback Tim Bennett, the nation's leader in pass breakups, had a career-high four while covering arguably the best wideout in the conference, Allen Robinson. Robinson still went for 172 yards and two scores on 12 catches, but the IU defense kept the junior in front of it for most of the game.

Redshirt junior wide receiver Isaiah Roundtree had the first receiving touchdown of his career.

The Hoosiers also got their first safety since 2009 and their first blocked field goal since 2010.

All those notable numbers add up to the most important one. IU is now three wins from a bowl and has every opportunity to get those wins with Michigan State, Minnesota, Purdue and Illinois on the schedule.

Offensive line depth takes another hit

Redshirt sophomore offensive guard David Kaminski left the game after an injury during a touchdown run by sophomore running back Tevin Coleman. Kaminski had to be helped off the field.

The details of the injury were not available.