Buckeyes vs Boilermakers Final: 29-22 - Recap
|Buckeyes vs Boilermakers Final: 29-22 - Recap|
The Buckeyes grabbed a Week 8 victory over the Boilermakers on Saturday, winning 29-22 at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 17-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 58.5.
Braxton Miller completed 9 of 20 pass attempts for 113 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Boilermakers defense.
Ralph Bolden rushed for 35 yards for Purdue, while Akeem Shavers added 30 yards. Caleb TerBush threw for 230 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Akeem Shavers and Dolapo Macarthy had 93 and 48 yards respectively.
Ohio State was outgained by Purdue 347-342 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 16-15 by the Boilermakers.
Ohio State lost the time of possession battle 34:49/25:11, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Ohio State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Penn State. Purdue will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.