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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Indiana's already tough college football gets even tougher on Saturday night when the Hoosiers take on No. 4-ranked Penn State under the light at loud and hostile Beaver Stadium.

Indiana is 2-2 on the season, with their losses coming to No. 5-ranked Iowa and No. 7 Cincinnati. They're the only team in the country to play three of the top seven teams this season. Penn State is 4-0, and looks like the best team in the Big Ten.

Indiana is a big underdog in this game, but they beat Penn State as a 7-point dog a year and covered the spread in 2019 here, losing 34-27 when the Nittany Lions scored a late touchdown.

Indiana's history against AP top-five teams is not good. The Hoosiers are 1-64 against top-five foes, with the only win coming in 1967 when the beat No. 3-ranked Purdue in the Old Oaken Bucket game to win the Big Ten and advance to the Rose Bowl for the first time ever.

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Here's how to watch Indiana's game with Penn State, with gametime and TV information, the latest on the point spread and nuggets on the coaches and the game.

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How to watch Indiana at Penn State

  • Who: Indiana Hoosiers at Penn State Nittany Lions
  • When: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.
  • TV: ABC
  • Stream: Watch FuboTV
  • TV Announcers: Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Todd Blackledge (analyst) & Molly McGrath (sideline). 
  • Radio: IU Radio Network; Sirius 113, XM 196, SXM App 958
  • Radio Announcers: Don Fischer (play-by-play), Buck Suhr (analyst) & Joe Smith.
  • Point spread: Penn State is a 12.5-point favorite over Indiana, according to the website on Saturday morning.
  • This year's records: Indiana 2-2; Penn State 4-0
  • Last season's records: Indiana 6-2; Penn State 4-5
  • Series history: Penn State leads the all-time series, 22-2. Both of Indiana's wins have come in Bloomington — the other win came in 2013 — so they are 0-11 at Beaver Stadium, dating back to 1993. In Indiana's last visit in 2019, Penn State won 34-27 but Peyton Ramsey threw for 371 yards that day and the outcome wasn't decided until Sean Clifford capped an 18-play, 75-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:22 to go.
  • Last meeting: The teams last met in the COVID-delayed season opener on Oct. 24, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind., with the Hoosiers winning 36-35 in overtime over the No. 8-ranked Nittany Lions. Indiana made a dramatic comeback for the win, with Michael Penix Jr. scoring a touchdown with 22 seconds to go and then getting the two-point conversion to tie the game. Penn State scored a touchdown in overtime, but the Hoosiers answered right away, with a Penix TD pass to Whop Philyor. Indiana coach Tom Allen decided to go for two, and Penix dove and reached the ball out to the pylon, getting in for the score and the win.  
  • Coaches: Tom Allen is in his fifth season as the head coach at Indiana. He has a 26-24 overall record. His 24 wins are the most ever for an Indiana coach in his first four seasons. This is his first head coaching stop in college. Penn State's James Franklin is in his eighth season at Penn State. He has a 64-28 record there, and is 39-23 in Big Ten games. He also coached at Vanderbilt for three years (2011-13) and has an overall record rf 88-43.
  • Rankings: Penn State is ranked No. 4 in both the Associated Press or Coaches polls. The Hoosiers were ranked No. 17 in both polls in the preseason, and it was the first time that Indiana had been ranked in the preseason AP poll since 1969. They fell out of the top-25 after the loss to Iowa, and stopped receiving votes two weeks ago after the loss to Cincinnati. They still aren't receiving any votes in the AP poll, but did get two votes in the Coaches poll after beating Western Kentucky. In the Sagarin computer rankings, Indiana is ranked No. 55 and Penn State is No. 12.
  • Weather: According to, it's going to be a beautiful night in State College, with clear skies and a temperature of 63 degrees at kickoff.
  • 3 THINGS TO SEE: Here are three things that Sports Illustrated Indiana publisher Tom Brew wants to see from Indiana on Saturday night when they take on No. 4 Penn State on national TV at Beaver Stadium. CLICK HERE
  • CAM JONES UP FOR ANY CHALLENGE AT INDIANA: Indiana recruited Cam Jones on the offensive side of the ball, but once he arrived on campus, Tom Allen knew Jones would be a good addition to the Hoosiers' defense. CLICK HERE
  • WHAT MICAH MCFADDEN AND CAM JONES SAID ON PODCAST: Indiana linebacker Micah McFadden brought along his running mate, fellow linebacker Cam Jones, for the Mike & Micah podcast at Yogi's Bar & Grill on Tuesday night. CLICK HERE
  • D.J. MATTHEWS OUT FOR SEASON: Florida State transfer D.J. Matthews has been Indiana's best player the first three weeks of the season, but a torn ACL in his left knee during the Western Kentucky game on Saturday has ended his season. It's be a big blow for Indiana's receiving corps and special teams group. CLICK HERE