Recap - Buckeyes Defeat Purdue 56-0
|Recap - Buckeyes Defeat Purdue 56-0|
Purdue was unable to contain Carlos Hyde on Saturday and the result was a 56-0 Week 10 loss against the Buckeyes.
Ohio State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 31.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 57.5.
Braxton Miller completed 19 of 23 pass attempts for 233 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Boilermakers defense.
Akeem Hunt rushed for 23 yards for Purdue, while Raheem Mostert added 18 yards. Danny Etling threw for 89 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Gary Bush and B.J. Knauf had 18 and 16 yards respectively.
Purdue was outgained by Ohio State 640-116 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-10 by the Buckeyes.
The time of possession battle favored Ohio State as their offense was on the field for 35:12, longer than the 24:48 of their opponents.
Next game, Ohio State takes its act on the road to face Illinois looking for another win. For Purdue, they head home to face Iowa.