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No. 3 Michigan comes from behind to defeat Indiana, 20-10

De’Veon Smith carried the ball 22 times for 158 yards and two touchdowns to lead Michigan past Indiana.

NCAA Football: Indiana at Michigan Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan was trailing by four points at halftime, but stormed back to defeat Indiana, 20-10.

After a scoreless first quarter, Michigan finally put points on the board as Kenny Allen connected on a 28-yard field goal with 8:48 to play in the first half.

Four minutes after the field goal, Camion Patrick gave Indiana a 7-3 lead with a two-yard rushing score.

Nothing was clicking for the Wolverines in the first half, as starting quarterback John O’Korn was just 5-for-10 through the air for 46 yards. De’Veon Smith led the Michigan offense at the break with six carries for 47 yards.

Allen opened the third quarter with a 33-yard field goal, and Indiana’s Giffin Oakes responded with a 24-yard field goal of his own to give Indiana a 10-6 edge.

Michigan finally got a highlight play out of O’Korn late in the third quarter, as he scrambled for a gain of 30 yards. On the very next play from scrimmage, Smith gave the Wolverines a 13-10 lead on a 34-yard rushing score.

Smith scored another touchdown in with 29 seconds left in the third quarter on a 39-yard run The running back took the ball down to the 10-yard line, then broke a few tackles, and found the end zone. The score gave Michigan a 20-10 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

The Wolverines were able to run out the clock late in the fourth quarter to secure a 20-10 victory over Indiana.

Michigan is now 10-1 on the season and will face No. 2 Ohio State in Columbus next Saturday.