Penn State vs. Indiana Series History

Story posted October 4, 2013 in Sports, CommRadio by Brendan May

  • Penn State has won each and every game it has played against Indiana.
  • Penn State has played the Hoosiers every year since 2007, with the average score over that timespan being 34-19
  • In the last matchup between the two teams (November 17 of last year), Penn State QB, Matt McGloin threw for 395 yards and four touchdowns. Indiana's quarterback, Cameron Coffman had 454 passing yards and two touchdowns. Allan Robinson had arguably his best game of the season. He caught ten passes for 197 yards and three scores.
  • Indiana only had 24 rushing yards in last year's contest.
  • The first time Penn State played Indiana was 1993. In that game, Indiana was the 17th ranked team in the country and Penn State was 19th. This was the only match between the two that Indiana was ranked. The Nittany Lions prevailed 38-31
  • The most Penn State has been favored by over Indiana is 28 in 2008. They did not cover the spread, winning by 27 points.
  • The only game between the two squads that Indiana was favored was in 2004 when Vegas made the Hoosiers three point favorites. Penn State won this game, 22-18.
  • The most points Penn State has scored in a game in this series was 58 in 2002.
  • The most points Indiana has scored in a game in this series was 31 in 1993 and 2007.
  • The least points Penn State has allowed in a game in this series is 7 points in 2008 and 2003
  • The least points Indiana has allowed in a game in this series is 16 in 2011. every other game between the two, Penn State has scored more than 21 points.