No. 3 Buckeyes top Hoosiers 49-26

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 6: J.K. Dobbins #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates his first quarter touchdown run against the Indiana Hoosiers with Thayer Munford #75 of the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on October 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University Buckeyes are victorious 49-26 against the Indiana University Hoosiers.

Ohio State took on three-touchdown underdog Indiana University in the Horseshoe for an inner-conference homecoming game Saturday.  The Buckeyes kicked off against the Hoosiers on FOX 8 at 4 p.m.

The Indiana Hoosiers were first to score in Saturday’s game when IU placekicker Logan Justus kicked a field goal, giving the Hoosiers a 3-0 lead against the Buckeyes.

However, as the first quarter neared its end the Buckeyes took the lead.  Running back J. K. Dobbins scored a 1-yard touchdown and Ohio State lead Indiana 7-3.

The Buckeyes maintained their 7-3 lead at the end of the first quarter.

The Ohio State Buckeyes led the Indiana Hoosiers 14-3 in the second quarter after quarterback Dwayne Haskins’ pass to wide receiver Johnnie Dixon resulted in a 39-yard touchdown.

The Indiana Hoosiers weren’t trailing far behind the Buckeyes after tight end Peyton Hendershot scored a 32-yard touchdown.  Ohio State led Indiana 14-10.

The Indiana Hoosiers took the lead against the Buckeyes after wide receiver Nick Westbrook scored a 19-yard touchdown. At that point, IU led OSU 17-14.

Ohio State took back the lead after wide receiver Parriss Campbell catches a pass from Haskins and scores an 18-yard touchdown.  The Buckeyes led the Hoosiers 21-17 with less than 5 minutes to play in the first half.

Haskins’ pass to wide receiver Terry McLaurin resulted in a 7-yard touchdown, raising the score 28-17.

But, which just 40 seconds left to play in the first half, Hoosiers’ Justus kicked a 37-yard field goal, raising the score 28-20.

The Buckeyes led by 8 points at halftime.

The Ohio State University Buckeyes are first to score during the second half. Campbell scored a 71-yard touchdown, raising the score 35-20.

Hoosiers’ wide receiver Donavan Hale scored a 3-yard touchdown, raising IU’s score 6 points.  However, the Buckeyes still maintained the lead at the end of the third quarter.

The Buckeyes were first to score in the fourth quarter. Haskins passed the ball to McLaurin for a 17-yard touchdown. At this point, Ohio State led Indiana 42-26.

The Buckeyes continued putting points on the board as wide receiver Binjimen Victor scored a 30-yard touchdown.  OSU led IU 49-26, where the score remained until the end of the game.