Jody Victor®: No. 9/9 Ohio State at Indiana This Week

Jody Victor: Ohio State (3-1, 1-0) will play Indiana (3-1, 0-1) this Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. ET in Memorial Stadium (52,692), Bloomington, Ind. The game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Here's some pre-game stats.

* The Buckeyes are back in the Top 10 after posting back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1996

* Ohio State is 7-3 in Big Ten night games on the road under Jim Tressel

* Saturday will be the 83rd meeting between Ohio State and Indiana and the first since 2006

* Ohio State hasn't lost in Bloomington since the 1988 season and have won the last 14 meetings

* Ohio State has a 15-game Big Ten road winning streak – record is 17 by Michigan

* Coach Jim Tressel is 86-20 in nine seasons at Ohio State: 221-77-2 in his 24th season overall

* The Illinois win was the 500th for the Tressel family as head coaches, second only to the Bowdens

* Ohio State is the Big Ten pre-season favorite, followed by Penn State and Michigan State

* Forty former Buckeyes were on 2009 NFL opening-day rosters

* Ohio state has won at least 10 games in each of the last four years, played in the national championship game twice and two other BCS bowls

Go Bucks!!!

Jody Victor