Powers leads Hoosiers past Fighting Illini
Blake Powers passed for 196 yards and threw four touchdown passes to give the Indiana Hoosiers a 36-13 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday.
The Hoosiers were listed as 7-point favorites at home and were able to cover the spread on this day. The game’s combined 49 points fell UNDER the posted over/under (54).
James Hardy caught 10 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns, while Marcus Thigpen and Nick Sexton reeled in a TD pass each for the Hoosiers. Chris Taylor picked up 129 yards and a touchdown on the ground in victory.
Tim Brasic threw for 230 yards and tossed a touchdown to Melvin Bryant in the loss for the Fighting Illini.