Fifth-year senior quarterback John O'Korn needs to manage the game, not play the hero, for Michigan to have a chance to beat No. 2 Penn State.
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John O’Korn does need to step up, but it doesn’t fall solely on his shoulders and the Wolverines don’t need him to play hero. More simply, they need him to take what comes to him.

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh admitted that the 16 penalties in Saturday's game need to be corrected moving forward.
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The 19th-ranked Wolverines almost suffered the fatal blow Saturday in Bloomington. The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday’s game.

Michigan beat Indiana 27-20 at Memorial Stadium Saturday.
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Behind the efforts of junior running back Karan Higdon and the Wolverines’ defense, the No. 17 Michigan football team escaped the overtime period with a 27-20 victory over Indiana.

Junior running back Karan Higdon scored a 25-yard touchdown in overtime to beat the Hoosiers.
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In No. 17 Michigan’s 27-20 overtime win, Higdon put the team on his back, running for three touchdowns and 200 yards on 25 carries.

Fifth-year senior quarterback John O'Korn is looking to bounce back against the Hoosiers after a three-interception outing against Michigan State.
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The Wolverines' goal is to win out, starting with Indiana on Saturday. Here’s what to watch for when Michigan travels to Bloomington to take on the Hoosiers:

Fifth-year senior defensive tackle Maurice Hurst is heading into Indiana coming off a 10-tackle outing against the Spartans.
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The 17th-ranked Wolverines will face Indiana with hopes of redemption, no matter how slight it may be. The Daily breaks down the matchup.

Redshirt freshman kicker Quinn Nordin has emerged as the gold standard for the unit so far this season.
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Special teams coordinator Chris Partridge had to modify and rework the starters in the first few games, but it seems like the depth chart is now finalized.

Sophomore Chris Evans and the rest of the running backs have been working on tightening up ball security.
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Still smarting from a 14-10 loss to Michigan State on Saturday night, Michigan set out to correct issues in its run game.

Sophomore defensive end Rashan Gary and the Wolverines' defense is still looking to improve despite being the top-ranked defense in the nation.
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Tuesday, Rashan Gary said that Don Brown emphasized how important it was for the defense to stick to its fundamentals — running to the ball, playing physical, making tackles.

Junior midfielder Robbie Mertz scored the Wolverines' sole goal Tuesday night against the Fighting Irish.
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The Michigan men’s soccer team fell 3-1 in South Bend on Tuesday night, conceding two goals in the last 10 minutes.

Sophomore linebacker Devin Bush Jr. will handle a large share of the responsibility in stopping Saquon Barkley.
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Saquon Barkley’s presence pits an elite offense against an elite defense. And if Michigan wants to pull off the upset, stopping him is the first step.

Sophomore cornerback Lavert Hill continued to make the case that he can be a shutdown corner with an interception against Indiana.
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Next up for Michigan is a date with No. 2 Penn State in State College — a contest that has earned ESPN’s “College GameDay” treatment. Before the Wolverines get there, though, here are five things we learned in Bloomington.

Sophomore cornerback Lavert Hill drew praise from Jim Harbaugh for his performances during his first year as a starter.
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Lavert Hill's breakout campaign as a member of the Wolverines' secondary continued in Bloomington, where he recorded an interception that could have sealed the game.

Fifth-year senior quarterback John O'Korn has averaged just 4.65 yards per attempt in the last two weeks.
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After Saturday, Michigan knows what it has from its starter. And if the performance against Indiana was it, there’s no sense in not checking what else is there.

Graduate student Alex Roos scored and assisted in Michigan's season-opening exhibition before tallying another goal against St. Lawrence.
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After his career at Colorado College was altered by a coaching change, Roos changed his path — landing in Ann Arbor to pursue a masters degree while contributing to the Michigan hockey team.

Fifth-year senior quarterback Richard Lagow has struggled in 2017, throwing three interceptions before Peyton Ramsey took over as the starter.
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The Daily spoke with Lagow at Big Ten Media Days in July about playing in former Michigan offensive coordinator Mike DeBord’s scheme this year, his long-winding journey to Indiana and facing Michigan’s top-ranked defense.

Fifth-year senior defensive tackle Maurice Hurst stood out against the Spartans, alongside his linemates Chase Winovich and Rashan Gary.
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Rather than at each specific position, the competition has moved between the position groups. Up until the Michigan State game, the linebacker core had a pretty tight hold on the top spot.

Michigan coach John Beilein cited Charles Matthews as one player that could significantly improve Michigan's defense.
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Michigan's defense might not be the country’s best, but the Wolverines won’t need it to be. For Beilein and Michigan, good might as well be great.

Sophomore forward Will Lockwood is optimistic that Mel Pearson's new concepts will help Michigan improve in the long run.
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Following a split in their first regular season contests — a 3-1 win Friday against St. Lawrence and 3-0 loss Saturday at Clarkson — the Wolverines are looking to take full advantage of fall break and a bye week to prepare for their first home series next weekend against Vermont.

The Michigan men's golf team struggled as a whole, but senior Kyle Mueller managed to set a program record.
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For senior Kyle Mueller, Mondays are for rewriting the record books. This past Monday, he did just that, shooting an incredible 63 (-7) on day one of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate.