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IU football vs. Rutgers — Live blog and discussion (Rutgers 24 Indiana 17 — FINAL)

IU football is at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. today to face Rutgers.

Join us for updates throughout the day, and participate in the discussion thread below.

The game will be televised on BTN and kicks off at around Noon Eastern.

Refresh the page for updates before, during, and after the game and stay tuned for post-game coverage.



Onside kick recovered by Rutgers.  Indiana is out of timeouts.

FIELD GOAL INDIANA:  Charles Campbell good from 39 yards.  24-17 Rutgers with 1:18 left.

TOUCHDOWN RUTGERS:  Bazelak intercepted, returned by Rutgers for a touchdown.  24-14 Scarlet Knights, 5:12 left.

Missed field.  Charles Campbell no good from 52.  IU still trails 17-14 with 7:37 left.

9:23 left, IU forces a punt and will start a drive at their own 47.  Still 17-14 Rutgers.

Rutgers missed field.  Scarlet Knights miss a 56-yard attempt, give IU the ball at their own 38 with 12:16 left in the game.


Third quarter ends with Rutgers 1st and 18 at their own 7.

TOUCHDOWN RUTGERS:  Scarlet Knights 12 plays, 56 yards to take their first lead of the game.  Brown 2-yard run.  17-14 Rutgers, :38 left.

FIELD GOAL RUTGERS:  Scarlet Knights go 15 plays, 46 yards on their opening drive.  14-10, Indiana. 8:27 left.




Cam Camper injured his leg but walked off the field as the teams went to the locker rooms for halftime.

Teams trading punts.  IU ball on their own 10 with under two minutes left.  Still 14-7 IU.

Bazelak threw his first two incompletions of the game.  He’s now 10-of-12.  Indiana forced to punt.  Rutgers ball at their on 42.  8:34 left in the half.

TOUCHDOWN RUTGERS:  Scarlet Knights go 11 plays and 86 yards.  Vedral to Ryan for 15 yards.  14-7 IU leads, 9:53 left in the half.


End of first, Rutgers ball at their own 16, 3rd and 8.

1:13 left in the first, IU punting from the Rutgers 46.  Still 14-0, Hoosiers.

TOUCHDOWN INDIANA:  Connor Bazelak 7-yard run.  11 plays, 91 yard drive for Indiana.  14-0 Hoosiers, 7:05 left in the first.

TOUCHDOWN INDIANA:  Jaylin Lucas returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown.  7-0 Hoosiers.


Indiana is in all-white uniforms today.

Stay tuned for pre-game injury notes.

According to Don Fischer on the radio, IU’s has made changes on its starting offensive line.  Left to right, Luke Haggard, Zach Carpenter, Mike Katic, Kahlil Benson, and Josh Sales.



  • Indiana’s main key injured players, Jaylin Williams (shoulder) and A.J. Barner (leg) are both in uniform and expected to play.
  • Cam Jones, Josh Sanguinetti and Beau Robbins are not expected to play.


  • Rutgers has all three quarterbacks available and will start veteran Noah Vedral according to Pete Thamel.

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