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Ohio State Vs. Purdue RECAP, SCORE & STATS | College Football Week 8



The No. 2 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0), led by quarterback Dwayne Haskins, meet the Purdue Boilermakers (3-3), led by quarterback David Blough, in a Week 8, Big Ten college football game on Saturday, October 20, 2018 910/20/18) at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Here's the AP recap:

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – DJ Knox rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and Purdue shook up the College Football Playoff chase with a 49-20 blowout of no. 2 Ohio State on Saturday night.

The Boilermakers (4-3, 3-1

Big Ten) won their fourth straight overall, their second in a row over a ranked team and pulled out their biggest upset since taking then-No , 2 Ohio State 28-23 on Oct. 6, 1984. Purdue set scraps against the Buckeyes, besting the previous mark of 41 in 1967.

Mistake-prone Ohio State (7-1, 4-1) had its 12-game winning streak

Blough outplayed Heisman's Trophy candidate Dwayne Haskins Jr. on a Buckeyes did not reach the end zone until early in the fourth quarterback.

Blough went 25 of 43 with 378 yards and sealed the victory with a 43-yard pass to Rondale Moore with 3:37 to play. It was Blough's third straight 300-yard game and its fourth this season.

Haskins wound up 49 of 73, shattering the single-game school records in both categories, and having 470 yards and two touchdowns and one interception. Markus Bailey scored on a 41-yard interjection return.

The Buckeyes were also called for 10 penalties and 40 years in the fourth quarter.

It was no fluke, either.

Isaac Zico capped Purdue's longest scoring drive of the season, 98 yards, with a spectacular one-handed catch before running out of bounds to make it 7-0 late in the first quarter. 15-yard penalties against Purdue's defense before settling for a 24-yard field goal.

Blake Haubeil then missed a 33-yard field goal wide left with 1:51 left in Bloody took the Boilermakers 80 yards in 84 seconds, using punter Joe Schopper's first-down run on a fake field goal to set a 9-yard scoring pass to Moore.

The Buckeyes tried to turn up the pace

After closing at 14-6 early in the third quarter, Hamilton was called off for knocking and the Boilermakers cashed in on their second chance with Knox's 1-yard TD run. Hankins finally hooked up with Johnnie Dixon III on a 32-yard TD to make it 28-13 and Terry McLaurin on a 34-yard TD pass to make it 35-20 with 4:40 to go, but Blough's TD pass to Moore and Bailey's interception return sealed it.

THE TAKEAWAY

Buckeyes: This was not just a loss. It was ugly. Ohio State struggled to run the ball again, made many mistakes in all three phases and could not keep up with Purdue's speed late. Urban Meyer's third true road loss since becoming the Buckeyes' coach will not be forgotten any time soon.

Boilermakers: Purdue's first four-game winning streak since 2007 Jeff Brohm's second season in West Lafayette. Now the Boilermakers head into the momentum and visions of a Big Ten West title. [194559002] POLL IMPLICATIONS

Ohio State is the top 10 team to loose Saturday and is probably to take a tumble in the rankings, given the score and how poorly the buckeyes played. The Boilermakers may have to wait at least another week to crack the Top 25

UP NEXT

Buckeyes: Have Nebraska on Nov. 3.

Boilermakers: Head to no. 24 Michigan State next Saturday,

Here's what you need to know:

Who: Ohio State Vs. Purdue [194559004] What: NCAA football, Week 8

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Where: Ross-Ade Stadium, West Lafayette, Ind.

Time: 7:30 pm Eastern

TV: ABC

Livescreen: WatchESPN

Line: Ohio State -13.5

Series record: Ohio State leads 40-14-2.

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WHAT'S AT STAKE?

The Buckeyes are the Big Ten's last remaining unbeaten team and need a win to stay atop the Big Ten East and the hunt for a playoff spot. Purdue has three straight including an upset of then no. 23 Boston College, and a win by Jeff Brohm the greatest of his tenure.

KEY MATCHUP

Purdue WR Rondale Moore Vs. Buckeyes secondary. Brohm has found a variety of ways to deploy the speedy moors. [Ohio State] QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. has topped 400-yard passing in back-to-back games and leads the nation.

Ohio State: QB with 28 TD passes. He could have another big day against the conference's no. 11-ranked pass defense.

Purdue: David Blough. The fifth-year senior has played out the last four games, going 110 of 161 (68.3 percent) with 1,573 yards, 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. He's had two TD runs and caught a TD pass last week.

FACTS & FIGURES

Ohio State and Purdue have not played since 2013. … Coach Urban Meyer is 27-2 in road games since joining the Buckeyes in 2012. … Purdue is 1-19 in his last 20 games against Top 25 foes. … Ohio State's offense is ranked second in the Football Bowl Subdivision with 556.9 yards per game. … Buckleye's WR Terry McLaurin needs 118 yards to reach 1,000 in his career. When he achieves the feat, it would give the buckeyes three active receivers with 1,000 career yards for the first time in school history. … The last time Purdue hosted a team ranked this high in 1999 when no. 2 Penn State hung on for a 31-25 in Drew Brees' junior season.


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