10 Things To Know about That Indiana Win
(Hint: It's a Whole Lot of Firsts)
Penn State extended their Big Ten win streak to six for first time in a single season since 1994. It's the first time since 1994 that it has won six straight against conference opponents in the same season.
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Penn State moves to 8-2 with their six-game winning streak with the 45-31 win over Indiana, as the No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 8 and No. 9 teams ALL go down. It marks the first week since 1985 that teams ranked 2-4 all fell. They climb to No. 9 in the AP Top 25.
Penn State football climbs four spots to No. 10 in the USA Today Coaches Poll!
The Nittany Lions posted 40 points or more in three consecutive outings for the first time since 2008 (Oregon State, Temple, Syracuse).
During its six-game winning streak, the Nittany Lions have scored 239 points, an average of 39.8 points per game.
For the first time in program history, the Nittany Lions have scored 40 or more points in three-straight Big Ten Conference games.
Trace McSorley posted his third 300-yard passing game, which ranks fourth in program history.
RB Saquon Barkley scored his 12th and 13th rushing touchdowns of the season. His 13 rushing scores are, tied for eighth in a season in program annals.
WR Chris Godwin tied his career high with two TD catches. He has seven receiving scores this season, which is 10th in program history.
Penn State travels to Rutgers next week for a matchup with the Scarlet Knights, an 8 p.m. kick on BTN.