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Sport Ohio State rallies for 3rd straight Big Ten title

07:15  08 december  2019
07:15  08 december  2019 Source:   ap.org

No. 2 Ohio State clinches Big Ten East with 28-17 win against No. 8 Penn State

  No. 2 Ohio State clinches Big Ten East with 28-17 win against No. 8 Penn State Chase Young was phenomenal in his return to the Buckeyes and No. 2 Ohio State remained undefeated with a win over No. 8 Penn State.Penn State’s defense created a spark in the third quarter with two straight fumbles that led to Penn State points. After Penn State running back Journey Brown capped Penn State’s best drive of the game with a touchdown run, the defense knocked the ball loose from JK Dobbins on the first play on the ensuing possession. After a mad scramble for the ball, Penn State recovered at 12-yard line.

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Carlos Hyde ran for 3 touchdowns and a career-high 168 yards, and No. 4 Ohio State rallied to a 40-30 victory at No. 16 Northwestern on Saturday night, extending the nation’s longest winning streak to 18 games.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Justin Fields and J.K. Dobbins spent the first half scratching their heads.

  Ohio State rallies for 3rd straight Big Ten title © AP Photo/Michael Conroy

Then, Ohio State's dynamic duo -- and teammates --- reverted to their previously impressive form.

BOX SCORE: OHIO STATE 34, WISCONSIN 21

Fields threw three touchdown passes in the second half, Dobbins ran for 172 yards and a score and No. 2 Ohio State sealed its first playoff trip in three years by shutting out No. 10 Wisconsin in the second half in a 34-21 victory Saturday night in the Big Ten championship game.

The Buckeyes (13-0, No. 1 CFP) claimed their third straight league title and enter the postseason with a 19-game winning streak. The College Football Playoff selection committee will announce the four playoff teams Sunday.

No. 2 Ohio State tested but tops No. 9 Penn State 28-17

  No. 2 Ohio State tested but tops No. 9 Penn State 28-17 J.K. Dobbins rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns and No. 2 Ohio State locked up the Big Ten East title Saturday, surviving its first real test of the season with a 28-17 victory over No. 9 Penn State. The Buckeyes held on after Penn State (9-2, 7-2 Big Ten) took advantage of two second-half turnovers to climb back into the game in the third quarter after going down 21-0. The Buckeyes (10-0, 8-0 Big Ten) were clinging to a 21-17 lead early in the fourth quarter when Justin Fields threw a 28-yard touchdown pass to Chris Olave to create some breathing room.

Winning his first Big Ten title was Ohio State ’s sophomore Kyle Snyder, a It was Isaac Jordan’s second straight Big Ten title . Rutgers had a champion in Anthony Ashnault, who Nickal became the 23rd person to win Penn State ’s 37th Big Ten Championship with a lop-sided 18-9 major over Brunson.

Ohio State secured a share of a sixth straight Big Ten title with a resounding 37-7 win over Michigan. It was his ninth 100-yard rushing game of the season. Ohio State ’s sixth consecutive Big Ten title matches its conference record streak from 1972 to 1977.

Wisconsin (10-3, No. 8 CFP) has lost seven straight in the series though this one didn't follow the usual script.

The Badgers, who lost 38-7 at Ohio State in October, scored the first 14 points -- Ohio State's largest deficit of the season. Wisconsin led 21-7 at the half.

But just like the first game, the Buckeyes turned it on in the third quarter.

Jeremy Ruckert started the comeback with a spectacular one-handed catch in the back of the end zone on the fifth play of the third quarter. The 16-yard pass cut the deficit to 21-14.

Four plays later, Wisconsin punter Anthony Lotti dropped the ball and was tackled at the Badgers 16. Ohio State converted that miscue into a 27-yard field goal.

And after Wisconsin missed a 48-yard field goal wide left on its next series, Fields hooked up with K.J. Hill for a 16-yard pass and 24-21 lead with 2:23 left int eh third quarter.

Ohio State’s Young, LSU’s Burrow up for 2 major awards

  Ohio State’s Young, LSU’s Burrow up for 2 major awards Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and Ohio State defensive end Chase Young are finalists for two major college football trophies to be presented at ESPN’s awards show next month. Finalists for the nine major awards to be handed out Dec. 12 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta were announced Monday. Burrow, Young and Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts are the finalists for the Maxwell Award, given to the nation’s top player. Burrow is also up for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, along with Hurts and Ohio State’s Justin Fields.

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Penn State ( 10 -2, 8-1) edged No. 2 Ohio State for the East title Wisconsin wrapped up the Big Ten West Division FLORIDA ST. 31, FLORIDA 13 Dalvin Cook rushed for 153 yards and a touchdown as No. 15 Florida State (9-3) won at home, defeating No. 13 Florida (8-3) for the fourth straight year.

Fields added a 13-yard TD pass to Hill early in the fourth quarter to give the Buckeyes a 31-21 lead and the Buckeyes closed the scoring with a 24-yard field goal.

Fields was 19 of 31 with 299 yards and no interceptions.

Wisconsin's Jack Coan ran for two touchdowns in the first half and Jonathan Taylor rushed for 148 yards and one touchdown. The Big Ten West champions have lost their last four championship game appearances.

THE TAKEAWAY

Wisconsin: For 30 minutes, the Badgers put themselves back in the playoff debate. But they couldn't finish and now the Big Ten runner-ups must wait to see what their consolation prize will be.

Ohio State: The Buckeyes looked completely out of sorts in the first half. But a halftime speech and some second-half adjustments helped the Buckeyes revert to their more familiar form -- and give themselves a chance to claim the top seed in their quest for another national championship.

No. 2 Ohio State beats No. 10 Michigan 56-27 for record run

  No. 2 Ohio State beats No. 10 Michigan 56-27 for record run ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) J.K. Dobbins ran for four touchdowns and Justin Fields threw four TD passes, providing plenty of firepower for No. 2 Ohio State to rout No. 10 Michigan 56-27 Saturday for a school-record eighth straight win in the series. © Gregory Shamus ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 30: Robert Landers #67 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates recovering a second quarter fumble while playing the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) The Buckeyes (12-0, 9-0 Big Ten, No.

Northwestern State (2-3, 1-2) led 10 -7 before Fourcade crashed in from the 3 with 5:01 remaining in the first half. Joel Dullary opened the second half with a 40-yard kickoff return and Taylor followed with a carry for The Tigers head to Austin, Texas, to take on the Longhorns in the biggest game of Week 2.

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STAT SHEET

Wisconsin: Coan was 17 of 33 with 232 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions but scored two touchdowns on seven carries. ... After rushing for 194 yards in the first half, Wisconsin was held to minus-1 yard rushing in the second half and finished with 193 yards rushing. ... The Badgers were outscored 31-7 in the third quarter of their two games against Ohio State this season.

Ohio State: K.J. Hill caught seven passes for 83 yards and two scores, becoming the Buckeyes career leader in receptions. He passed David Boston (191) and now has 195. ... Chris Olave had five catches for 94 yards. ... Punter Drue Chrisman completed his only pass for 21 yards and a first down.

TAYLOR'S TREK

Taylor became the seventh player in FBS history to reach 6,000 yards rushing in his career when he ran for 6 yards early in the second quarter. The junior finished the game with 6,080 career yards.

The last player to join the club was Donnel Pumphrey of San Diego State in 2013.

Wisconsin is the only school to produce two 6,000-yard rushers. The other is Ron Dayne, the career rushing leader, with 7,125 yards.

Harbaugh on gap between Michigan, Ohio State: 'I'll answer your questions, not your insults'

  Harbaugh on gap between Michigan, Ohio State: 'I'll answer your questions, not your insults' Harbaugh on gap between Michigan, Ohio State: 'I'll answer your questions, not your insults'The No. 1 Buckeyes beat the No. 13 Wolverines 56-27 on Saturday in an eighth-straight win over the Wolverines. That means Harbaugh, in his fifth season at Michigan, hasn’t beaten Ohio State. And he’s well aware of it.

Northwestern State (2-3, 1-2) led 10 -7 before Fourcade crashed in from the 3 with 5:01 remaining in the first half. Joel Dullary opened the second half with a 40-yard kickoff return and Taylor followed with a carry for 36 yards to Northwestern State 's 11. Three plays later Kendall Bussey bulled in from the 1

Ohio State came up with a big win over a struggling Minnesota team. The Buckeyes headed to Pennsylvania to take on favored Penn State in a Big Ten matchup. With the win, Ohio State won the Big Ten title outright, and extended their longest winning streak ever against Michigan to six games.

UP NEXT

Wisconsin: Waiting until Sunday to find out its bowl game.

Ohio State: Can start preparing for its first playoff game in three seasons.

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