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MSU-Indiana Second Half Game Thread

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Michigan State leads Indiana 21-14 at the half and will get the ball to start. The offense has been quite effective; Connor Cook has gone 16 of 23 passing for 152 yards and two touchdowns, and the ground game is averaging just over 4 yards per carry (81 on 20 attempts).

It feels like the lead should be bigger, but two huge plays have kept it close: Tevin Coleman ran for 64 yards on the fourth snap of the game to give Indiana a 7-0 lead, and Macgarrett Kings fumbled a punt that set up Indiana's second touchdown to tie the game at 14. The Spartans responded with a methodical 14-play, 75-yard drive to chew up most of the remaining four and a half minutes and re-take the lead.

Keys to the second half: don't turn the ball over, and don't give up the big play. Keep moving the ball methodically on offense and force Indiana to try to do the same.

You know the rules.