No. 4 Ohio State routs Purdue

11/2/2013
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Quarterback Braxton Miller threw a career-high four touchdown passes — all in the first half — as Ohio State routed Purdue 56-0 today at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Doran Grant returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown on the second play from scrimmage, and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) continued to pile on the league-worst Boilermakers (1-7, 0-4). Miller threw touchdown passes to Jeff Heuerman, Nick Vannett, Corey Brown, and Ezekiel Elliott.

The Buckeyes moved within one win of matching a school-record 22-game winning streak spanning 1967 to 1969.

Miller was replaced at halftime by Kenny Guiton, who had a one-yard touchdown pass and two short scoring runs.

Miller finished 19-of-23 passing for 233 yards. Running back Carlos Hyde had eight carries for 111 yards.

THIRD QUARTER

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Quarterback Braxton Miller has thrown a career-high four touchdown passes — all in the first half — as Ohio State leads Purdue 49-0 after the third quarter of today's Big Ten game at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Doran Grant returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown on the second play from scrimmage, and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes continued to pile on. Miller threw touchdown passes to Jeff Heuerman, Nick Vannett, Corey Brown, and Ezekiel Elliott.

Miller was replaced at halftime by Kenny Guiton, who had a one-yard touchdown pass and a four-yard rushing score.

Miller finished 19-of-23 passing for 233 yards. Running back Carlos Hyde had eight carries for 111 yards.

HALFTIME

Quarterback Braxton Miller has already matched a career-high with four touchdown passes as Ohio State leads Purdue 42-0 at halftime of today's Big Ten game at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Doran Grant returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown on the second play from scrimmage, and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes continued to pile on. Miller threw touchdown passes to Jeff Heuerman, Nick Vannett, Corey Brown, and Ezekiel Elliott. Backup quarterback Kenny Guiton also added a one-yard scoring run.

FIRST QUARTER

Ohio State is leading Purdue 28-0 after the first quarter of today's Big Ten game at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Doran Grant returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown on the second play from scrimmage, and the fourth-ranked Buckeyes continued to pile on. Quarterback Braxton Miller threw touchdown passes to Jeff Heuerman, Nick Vannett, and Corey Brown.