Ohio State junior quarterback Justin Fields (1) rushes football onto the field against Indiana Nov 21 Credit: Christian Harsa | Photo editor assistant

Ohio State claimed their first top 10 victory on Saturday, but their playing on the field was poor

The Buckeyes got off to a good start, forcing Indiana to make a quick punt on his first disc and scoring on a two-game disc capped by a touchdown pass from junior quarterback Justin Fields to receiver sophomore Garrett Wilson

However, after that first drive, Fields’ next three throws would result in two interceptions and one miss, allowing the Hoosiers to stay in the first half. Although the game would become as narrow as seven points at the end of the fourth quarter, Ohio State (4-0) would ultimately win the game 42-35 against Indiana (4-1)

“Really excited to be 4-0,” said head coach Ryan Day on Saturday “Coming from the week off there and just looking back on everything we’ve been through the last few months, being 4 -0, being first in the Big Ten East, big, big deal I couldn’t be more proud of this team “

Fields then finished the game 18 on 30 for 300 yards with 2 touchdowns and 3 interceptions.

Wilson and junior wide receiver Chris Olave continued their stellar game by hitting the 100-yard mark again Wilson has reached the milestone of the century in every game this season, making it Olave’s third game over 100 meters

Wilson had seven receptions for 169 yards and two scores, while Olave added 101 yards on eight receptions

On the court, red-shirted second-year running back Master Teague III had a career day, ending the game with a record in yards and touchdowns

Teague finished with 169 yards on 26 carries and two touchdowns for his second multi-touchdown performance of the season

Graduate running back Trey Sermon also put in a strong performance, adding 60 yards on nine carries

The Ohio State defense would leave the Hoosiers no room for operation on the field in the first half – holding the Hoosiers to -6 rushing yards Indiana would end with -1 rushing yards

Indiana would find an offensive life with big plays in the air Michael Penix Jr would connect on four passes over 50 yards

Three of the Hoosier’s scoring records would include an explosive passing game, but the other big win was diminished by a fumble picked up by graduate linebacker Baron Browning in the next game

The Hoosiers would punish the Buckeyes from the air by converting in a total of 10 games of 15 yards or more

Second-year Redshirt quarterback Michael Penix Jr would finish the game finishing 529% of his passes for 491 yards and five touchdowns

The only shining point in the Ohio State pass defense came late in the third quarter when Redshirt junior cornerback Shaun Wade was able to skip a pass and send it back for a touchdown to extend Ohio State’s advance to three possessions

“It’s not even just high school, it’s all defense and all attack,” Wade said on Saturday. “I feel like in the second half I don’t know what it is, but we have to understand that, especially in the big games with competition like we have been playing right now. We can’t give up points like that in the second half and not score in the second half “

This story was updated on November 21 at 4:57 pm with quotes from Shaun Wade and Ryan Day

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