Michigan State trailed by one touchdown at halftime, but Ohio State led, 42-24, by the start of the fourth quarter.
De’Veon Smith ran for a career-high 121 yards and a touchdown, and Michigan beat Northwestern after the Wildcats’ Trevor Siemian slipped attempting a two-point conversion at the end of the game.
With one overwhelming offensive display, the Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0) re-established themselves as the Big Ten’s dominant team under coach Urban Meyer.
The Wolverines (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) must win two of their final three games to stay in the running, and with a trip to Ohio State still looming, they can’t afford a letdown.
As college football’s regular season heads into its stretch run, plenty of intriguing plotlines are developing each week.
Barring a November collapse, the winner emerges as the likely division winner for a berth in the league championship game in Indianapolis in December.
November is finally here which means it’s the final month of the college football regular season and there are several key questions about our B1G teams that I will answer before revealing this week’s power rankings (as well as the new BCS Standings).
Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
Devin Gardner threw for two touchdowns and Drake Johnson ran for two, helping Michigan to a 34-10 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the aftermath of athletic director Dave Brandon’s resignation.
Last week was kind of a weird week in the B1G.