That was one gutsy, hard-fought performance on Saturday.

After a big lead up to the game and lots of discussions during the week, Indiana proved to be up to the task of hanging around with Ohio State. After twice building huge leads, the Buckeyes saw the Hoosiers battle back time and time again.

It was by far the best defensive effort a team has thrown at the Buckeyes, forcing Justin Fields into a number of uncharacteristic mistakes. On the other side of the ball, Indiana’s offense was able to take advantage of Ohio State’s secondary with a number of big shots down the field.

In the end, a win is a win, but it was a game that finally illustrated some of the issues that are plaguing the Buckeyes. Moving forward, Ryan Day and his staff now have a clear picture of what to work on as Ohio State heads into the final stretch of its schedule.

Here is everything Day had to say after the win: