BLOOMINGTON – After building a two-touchdown lead early and dominating much of the first half in front of a sold out crowd at Memorial Stadium, Indiana let a golden opportunity at a season-defining win slip away in a 38-24 loss to No. 8 Cincinnati on Saturday.
Here are three reasons why it happened:
IU's missed opportunities And turnovers
Indiana was thoroughly in control of the game in the first half, holding Cincinnati without a first down in its first four drives and the Hoosiers drove inside the Cincinnati 10 on four straight possessions. However, two of those drives stalled, when Michael Penix Jr.