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Navy touchdown! And the extra point is good! Indiana attempted a drive and fell short with an interception which effectively ended the game with less than 2 minutes to play. Navy took a series of “knees” and chalked up a win!
With two minutes left to play, Navy is sitting ten yards away from tying the game. After a terrific drive (best of the game) Navy is in a position to win this one. Last time, they were down to the 1 and could not close the deal.
Navy had a very strong drive in the 4th quarter taking the ball to the 1 yard line with 5:30 to play in the game. They opted for a successful 18 yard field goal and with 5 minutes left to play, the score is 30-24 in favor of Indiana.
3rd Quarter Quick Stats
First downs–Navy 15, Indiana 22; Rushing yards–Navy 186, IU 143; Passing yards Navy 25, IU 199.
Coming out of halftime, Navy’s offense came alive with a solid drive aided by a personal foul against Indiana. Halfway through the quarter, Navy scored (Darius Staten) and the score is 21-20.
Halftime Quick Stats
At the half, Indiana seems to be outplaying Navy despite the score. 17 first downs to Navy’s 8, 171 passing yards to Navy’s 25, 24 attempts and 18 completions to Navy’s 3 and 2.
Navy’s defense came alive with three minutes left to play in the first half with an interception that brought Navy within 3 points of the Hoosiers. At halftime the score was 17-14.
Kevin Spacey, who has an affinity for Annapolis, was in attendance at the game and joined the Midshipmen on the field doing push-ups celebrating Navy touchdowns