The 27-24 loss by Purdue to Indiana was just the second in 11 meetings under head coach Joe Tiller. The previous loss to the Hoosiers came on Nov. 24, 2001, in Bloomington -- a 13-7 final.
The Boilermakers finished the 2007 regular season with a record of 7-5, 3-5 in the Big Ten Conference. The 3-5 mark in conference games matches the worse Big Ten season during the Tiller era (3-5 in 2005).
Purdue was 0-3 in the month of November for the first time under Tiller. The 0-3 mark in the regular season's final month was just the second time Purdue had a below-.500 mark in November (1-2 in 2001).
Purdue was held scoreless in the first quarter for just the third time this season (also vs. Ohio State and Michigan State). The scoreless opening quarter marked the fourth time this season Purdue trailed after the first 15 minutes (also Ohio State, Michigan and Michigan State).
The Boilermakers' three points in the first half are the second-fewest scored in a half this season, ahead of only the zero points scored in the first half vs. Ohio State (10/6).
Justin Scott's first-quarter interception was his third of the season and the sixth of his career. Scott's last interception came on Sept. 15 vs. Central Michigan.
Chris Summers' missed 40-yard field goal in the second quarter snapped a string of five consecutive successful field goals for the sophomore. Summers has made 14 field goals in 2007 coming in three streaks -- he missed his first attempt of the season and then made four straight, missed vs. Minnesota and then made five straight, and missed vs. Northwestern and then hit five straight before the miss vs. Indiana.
Summers' 37-yard field in the second quarter was the 23rd of his career, moving him into sole possession of fifth on the Purdue career list. Next on the list is Scott Sovereen (1976-78) with 27. The Purdue record of 68 made field goals is held by Travis Dorsch (1998-01).
Kory Sheets scored on a one-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, his 29th career rushing touchdown, and added his 30th in the fourth quarter. With the two rushing scores, Sheets moved ahead of Leroy Keyes for fourth on the Purdue career list. The scoring runs were his 34th and 35th career touchdowns overall, and ups his career points total to 210.
Curtis Painter's fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Jake Standeford was his 26th of the season, moving him into a fourth-place tie with Drew Brees (2000) for most touchdown passes in a season by a Purdue quarterback. Drew Brees also holds Purdue's single season record with 39 touchdown passes in 1998.
Dorien Bryant's 53 receiving yards against the Hoosiers give him 3,483 for his career, moving him ahead of Lee Evans from Wisconsin for fourth place all-time in the Big Ten. John Standeford of Purdue holds the conference record with 3,788 receiving yards in his career.
Dustin Keller recorded 5 catches in the game, giving him 60 for the season -- and moving him into second place on the Purdue record list for season receptions by a tight end. The record is 70 by Dave Young in 1980.