Ohio State-Purdue | Tim May's Three Points
Star of the game
Even though quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. set Ohio State records for completions (49) and attempts (73), Purdue quarterback David Blough stole the show. His 25-for-43 showing included three touchdowns and a raft of timely completions.
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There was still a glimmer of hope for the Buckeyes, trailing 21-6 early in the fourth quarter, before Purdue's D.J. Knox went 42 yards up the middle for a touchdown. He followed that up with a 40-yarder that essentially closed the book on the upset.
Shades of the bushwhacking at Iowa last year, the lopsided loss to the Boilermakers not only dropped Ohio State to second in the Big Ten East, it likely will make the Buckeyes an afterthought in playoff consideration. This was no anomaly. It was a trip to the woodshed.