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MSU leads IU 17-0 after 1st quarter

True freshman cornerback Kenny Mullen and the IU defense managed to salvage the first long pass given up today in East Lansing and give up only three points.
The next two times, they never had a chance.
Thanks to 183 yards from Kirk Cousins and the Michigan State passing game, the Spartans lead the Hoosiers 17-0 after the first quarter.
After IU punted to end their first drive Michigan State completed a pair of passes to B.J. Cunningham and Garrett Celek to put the Spartans on the Indiana eight yard line with a first-and-goal situation. A third down open field tackle by Mullen, whose blown coverage allowed Cunningham’s catch, forced Michigan State to settle for three points.
On Michigan State’s next possession, a fake reverse led to a wide-open Cunningham hauling in a 63-yard scoring pass from Cousins.
The Spartans followed that up with a 47-yard pass to Keshawn Martin, who broke a tackle then ran uncontested to the endzone.
Meanwhile, through one quarter, IU has 57 yards of total offense. Senior wide receiver Dre Muhammad leads IU with three catches for 15 yards.

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