On Saturday afternoon, the once high-flying and undefeated #Michigan Wolverines traveled to #Indiana for their latest conference game against the Hoosiers. Looking to bounce back from last week's disappointing loss to the Michigan State Spartans, the Wolverines needed overtime in today's game to pick up their fifth win of the season. A big interception at the end of the extra session helped avoid a second overtime. Here's the latest Michigan vs. Indiana game recap with top performers, statistics, and a look at what's up next on the schedule.

NCAA game recap

At the half, Michigan held a 13-3 lead after a pair of field goals and a 12-yard touchdown run by Karan Higdon.

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However, the Hoosiers came out for the third quarter and managed to get a six play 64-yard drive with the end result a rushing touchdown from Morgan Ellison. That made it 13-10 in favor of Michigan. The two teams traded touchdowns in the fourth, but Indiana's Griffin Oakes nailed a 46-yard field goal before time was out and the game continued into overtime.

Karan Higdon had another 25-yard rushing touchdown in the extra sessions to put the Wolverines ahead 27-20. The Hoosiers got close to the end zone, but couldn't score. Indiana had a fourth down play at the end of the first overtime and was close to tying it up. However, Tyree Kinnel came up with the end zone interception to prevent a second overtime from happening.

Today's win was mostly thanks to Higdon, who racked up 200 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries.

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The Wolverines were also still relying on backup quarterback John O'Korn who had just 20 pass attempts. He completed 10 of them and had 58 yards but no TDs. Wolverines defenders Kinnel and Lavert Hill each had interceptions in today's victory as well. On the other side, quarterback Peyton Ramsey threw for 178 yards and a touchdown while Morgan Ellison ran for 68 yards and a score to keep his team in the game.

Standings & what's next

Today's overtime victory moved the Michigan Wolverines to 5-1 for their NCAA football season. Due to recent losses by Clemson and Washington State in the top 10 of the polls, Michigan may still have a small window of opportunity for a College Football Playoffs spot. They're currently 2-1 in the conference and behind Penn State, Ohio State, and Michigan State. Next up, Michigan will take on No. 3 Penn State on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. #Eastern Time in a huge matchup for both teams.

The Indiana Hoosiers nearly pulled off an amazing upset, but fell short. The Hoosiers now fall to 3-3 overall and are seventh in the Big Ten. They'll follow up today's loss to No. 17 Michigan with a visit to play No. 21 Michigan State next Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.