CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Buckeyes go on to defeat the Wolverines 42-13. The Bucks will need help from Penn State when they take on Michigan State if they want a chance at the Big Ten Title game.
J.T. Barrett scores on his third rushing touchdown of the game to give the Buckeyes a 42-13 lead with 8:43 left in the game.
The Buckeyes would score a touchdown on their third consecutive drive, Ezekiel Elliott scores his second touchdown of the game, going for 9 yards to extend the Buckeyes lead to 35-13.
J.T. Barrett leads the Buckeyes on a 16 play drive late in the third quarter and caps it off himself on a 13 yard run to put the Buckeyes up 28-10.
The Buckeyes kept it rolling, on the first series in the second half, the Buckeyes score on a 8 play, 82 yard drive that was capped off by a J.T. Barrett to Jalin Marshall touchdown for 25 yards. Ezekiel Elliott had 45 yards rushing on three carries this drive. Buckeyes lead 21-10
After two quarters, the Buckeyes lead 14-10.
The Wolverines answer back with a 11 play, 92 yard drive that would be capped off by a Jake Rudock to Jehu Chesson for a 5 yard touchdown with one minute left in the first half, Buckeyes remain in the lead 14-10.
The Buckeyes scored on back to back drives, Ezekiel Elliott would cap off the 9-play, 75-yard drive with a 5-yard touchdown to give the Buckeyes a 14-3 lead.
Following the Buckeyes touchdown, the Wolverines put together a 14 play drive that ends in a Kenny Allen 25 yard field goal, Buckeyes lead 7-3
At the end of the first quarter, the Buckeyes lead 7-0.
J.T. Barrett would punch it in himself on the seven yard run for a touchdown. Buckeyes take 7-0 lead.
The Penalty came to bite the Wolverines, as Ezekiel Elliott busted through the line and went for a 66 yard run to get the Buckeyes in the redzone.
On the Buckeyes second offensive series, they Wolverines forced a 3 and out, but would be called for a roughing the kicker penalty that gave the Buckeyes new life and a first down.
The Buckeyes would open their offensive series with a 6 play drive that ends in a punt. The Buckeyes did convert two first downs, J.T. Barrett rushed for a first down and completed a pass to Michael Thomas for 12 yards.
On Michigan's first offensive drive (10 plays), the Wolverines converted on two third-downs, but the drive would stall after the Buckeyes blitzed the quarterback and forced a 4th down, the Wolverines punt to the Buckeyes
The Buckeyes win the toss and choose to defer.
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The Buckeyes are coming off a loss to Michigan State and needs to win Saturday afternoon and have some help from Penn State for a chance to get back in the hunt for the College Football Playoffs.