UMass went to backup quarterback A.J. Doyle and the Hoosiers inserted third-stringer Nate Sudfeld for the final quarter.
“Those are pretty good players, they’re Big Ten players,” Molnar said of Indiana. “That’s a team, similar to last week’s team, a little bit bigger, a little bit faster, a little bit stronger — and has played tougher competition week in and week out in the course of their careers. These guys are used to playing good, hard, tough, fast football. Our guys just aren’t playing at that level yet. We’ll get there, but we’re not there yet.”
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