COLLEGE CORNER 18 – VOLUME 12

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Here are some facts and figures about games involving Indiana college football teams. Times are eastern.

NOVEMBER 10

Maryland (5-4) at Indiana (4-5) (Noon): The Terrapins hung on for a 42-39 win over Indiana a year ago. Tre Wilson racked up 13 tackles for Maryland in its 24-3 loss to No. 18 Michigan State. Donavan Hale hauled in four passes for 51 yards with a touchdown in the Hoosiers’ 38-31 loss at Minnesota.

Stetson (7-1) at Butler (3-6) (Noon): The Bulldogs marched to a 23-6 win over Stetson last season. Colin McGovern was 19-of-35 for 390 yards and four scores in the Florida-based Hatters’ 48-24 win over Morehead State. Pace Temple caught 12 passes for 196 yards with a touchdown in Butler’s 48-44 loss to Jacksonville.

Illinois State (5-4) at Indiana State (5-4) (1 p.m.): The No. 22 (FCS) Cardinals flew past Indiana State, 24-13, a season ago. Jake Kolbe went 21-of-27 for 180 yards and two scores for Illinois State in a 26-16 loss to No. 24 (FCS) Northern Iowa. Dante Hendrix had 11 receptions for 111 yards with two touchdowns, including the game-winning three-yard catch, in the Sycamores’ 51-48 triple-overtime triumph over South Dakota.

Jacksonville (2-6) at Valparaiso (1-8) (1 p.m.): The Dolphins got past Valparaiso, 20-17, last year. Prince Gray tallied a 57-yard touchdown catch for Jacksonville against Butler. Chris Duncan was 12-of-30 for 194 yards and two scores in the Crusaders’ 35-24 loss to Marist.

Taylor (3-6) at Missouri Baptist (3-7) (1 p.m.): The Trojans claimed a 21-13 win over Missouri Baptist in 2017. Drew LeFever had nine rushes for 35 yards in Taylor’s 40-20 loss to No. 8 (NAIA) Saint Francis. Chris Baldwin carried the ball 14 times for 62 yards in the Spartans’ 42-0 loss to No. 2 (NAIA) Marian.

Trine (9-0) at Kalamazoo (7-2) (1 p.m.): The No. 12 (NCAA D-3) Thunder stormed past Kalamazoo, 42-7, in their last meeting. Jeffrey Barnett registered two catches for 71 yards and a touchdown in Trine’s 42-27 win over Adrian. Jakob Fredrick accounted for 11 tackles in the Michigan-based Hornets’ 33-7 loss to Hope.

Lindenwood-Belleville (0-10) at Marian (9-0): The Knights blanked Lindenwood, 63-0, last year. Avery Andrews came up with 10 tackles for the Illinois-based Lynx in a 41-7 loss to No. 20 Siena Heights. Wesley Cook scampered 22 times for 129 yards and two touchdowns for Marian against Missouri Baptist.

DePauw (4-5) at Wabash (8-1) (1:07 p.m.): The No. 20 (NCAA D-3) Little Giants edged DePauw, 22-21, in the battle for the Monon Bell. Wabash has won eight of the last nine meetings and leads the overall series, 61-54-9. Ramon Lopez rambled 10 times for 44 yards in the Tigers’ 38-6 win over Kenyon. Jackson Garrett tallied eight tackles in Wabash’s 54-17 win against Allegheny.

Earlham (0-9) at Rose-Hulman (4-5) (1:30 p.m.): The Fightin’ Engineers have captured all 16 meetings in the Battle of Boarders Broadsword against Earlham, including an 83-14 victory last season. Rance Albert finished with 16 tackles, a fumble recovery, and an interception in the Quakers’ 28-10 loss to Defiance. Andrew Dion went 18-of-45 for 156 yards and two touchdowns in Rose-Hulman’s 29-14 loss to Hanover.

Hanover (6-3) at Franklin (8-1) (1:30 p.m.): In the battle for the Victory Bell, the Grizzlies notched their 13th straight victory with a 56-14 decision over Hanover a year ago. Franklin leads the overall series, 43-41-3. A.J. Brett completed 16-of-30 for 118 yards and three scores for the Panthers against Rose-Hulman. Austin Grunden raced 22 times for 100 yards and two touchdowns in Franklin’s 28-24 win over Bluffton.

Manchester (3-6) at Anderson (2-7) (1:30 p.m.): The Spartans were a 22-9 winner over Anderson a season ago. Darren Lathrop caught six passes for 113 yards and a score in Manchester’s 45-24 loss to Franklin. Noah Mann managed eight tackles in the Ravens’ 45-6 loss to Mount St. Joseph.

Hillsdale (9-1) at Indianapolis (8-1) (2 p.m.): The No. 12 (NCAA D-2) Greyhounds raced past No. 20 (NCAA D-2) Hillsdale, 45-38, last season. Chance Stewart completed 16-of-25 for 268 yards and four touchdowns in the Michigan-based Chargers’ 48-26 win over No. 24 (NCAA D-2) Tiffin. Jake Purichia went 17-of-22 for 289 yards with a score in Indianapolis’ 31-7 victory against Truman.

Purdue (5-4) at Minnesota (4-5) (3:30 p.m.): The Boilermakers posted a 31-17 win over Minnesota a year ago. Terry Wright racked up six receptions for 146 yards and three scores in Purdue’s 38-36 win over No. 21 Iowa. Mohamed Ibrahim carried the ball 18 times for 98 yards and two touchdowns in the Golden Gophers’ 55-31 loss at Illinois.

Florida State (4-5) at Notre Dame (9-0) (7:30 p.m.): The Seminoles came up with a 31-27 win over No. 3 Notre Dame during the 2014 campaign. James Blackman was 29-of-46 for 421 yards and four touchdowns in Florida State’s 47-28 loss to North Carolina State. Chase Claypool had six catches for 146 yards in the Fighting Irish’s 31-21 win at Northwestern.

NOVEMBER 13

Western Michigan (6-4) at Ball State (3-7) (6 p.m.): The Broncos cruised to a 55-3 win over Ball State last season. Kaleb Eleby was 10-of-19 for 152 yards and a touchdown in Western Michigan’s 59-14 loss to Ohio. Brayden Martin recorded 14 tackles for the Cardinals in their 45-14 loss at Toledo.

DONE FOR NOW

Saint Francis (8-2): In the Cougars’ regular season finale against Taylor, Matt Crabel went 21-of-31 for 265 yards with two scores and ran 12 times for 96 yards and two touchdowns. The two-time defending NAIA national champions will find out their first-round playoff opponent on November 11.

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