Indiana's getting closer. After near misses the past three weeks against Big Ten teams, the Hoosiers (2-4, 0-3) will play at Navy on Saturday.
Three weeks ago, Indiana trailed Northwestern 27-0 in the second half, then rallied to cut its deficit to eight points before losing 44-29. The next week, the Hoosiers led Michigan State 17-0 in the second quarter and 27-17 at the end of the third before losing 31-27.
Last week, the Hoosiers (2-4) trailed No. 7 Ohio State big before scoring two late touchdowns and losing 52-49.