Ohio State defeats Michigan 42-13
ANN ARBOR, Michigan – The Buckeyes have earned themselves another win, defeating Michigan 42-13 in their 18th consecutive road win.
At halftime, The Ohio State Buckeyes led 14-10.
Ezekiel Elliot had another game with more than 200 yards.
Michigan quarterback Jake Rudock was sacked and slammed onto his left shoulder by former high school teammate Joey Bosa early in the fourth quarter. He did not return as the Buckeyes continued to dominate in the second half.
The Buckeyes added a few more touchdown’s in the second half, increasing their lead over the Wolverines by more than 20 points.
No. 8 Ohio State looked to continue its recent dominance of 10th-ranked Michigan in Ann Arbor on Saturday. The Buckeyes have won 10 of the last 11 meetings with the Wolverines, but limp into the 112th edition of ‘The Game’ after a shocking 17-14 loss to fifth-ranked Michigan State, which snapped Ohio State’s 23-game win streak and likely ended its chances of making the College Football Playoff.
The Buckeyes were also forced to quell a firestorm as star running back Ezekiel Elliott criticized the play-calling and declared for the NFL draft immediately after the loss before later apologizing for the timing of his comments. Michigan’s resurgence under first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh continued with a hard-fought 28-16 victory over Penn State to finish undefeated on the road in conference play for the first time since 1997.
The Ohio State Legislature has declared today “Scarlet Letter Saturday,” declared by the Ohio legislature. Click here for the Ohio resolution and Go Bucks!