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Ohio State's journey continues after memorable Sugar Bowl win

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Urban Meyer talks about the Buckeyes' win

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Thursday’s national semifinal clash between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Ohio State had it all. Long passes, spectacular catches, beautiful runs, iffy calls by the officials and a thrown headset that all culminated in a 42-35 upset win for Ohio State that will forever be part of Buckeye lore.

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Ohio State's Urban Meyer says Braxton Miller will be back

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Braxton Miller will be back with Ohio State in 2015, according to Urban Meyer. Speaking to the media this morning, Meyer indicated he had talked to Miller—who will be a senior next season–about the situation after he suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in August.

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Dienhart: Ohio State sees opportunity as Sugar Bowl underdog

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America loves the underdog. And it may love the upset even more. Welcome to Ohio State’s world, where it is an underdog with a shot–maybe even a good one–to upset Alabama in the Sugar Bowl, writes BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart.

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Dienhart: Breaking down the Sugar Bowl

Throughout the bowl season, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his thoughts on the Big Ten’s record 10 bowl games. Find Dienhart’s reaction to Michigan’s exciting overtime victory over Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday in this post.

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Sugar Bowl: Michigan beats Va. Tech in OT

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Wolverines Talk Sugar Bowl Win

(AP) Brendan Gibbons drilled a 37-yard field goal down the middle in overtime to lift Michigan to a 23-20 victory over Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night. The victory capped an impressive debut season for head coach Brady Hoke, who has led the Wolverines (11-2) back to prominence with a BCS bowl victory. Denard Robinson highlighted an otherwise unspectacular night with touchdown passes of 45 and 18 yards to Junior Hemingway. Virginia Tech (11-3) had more than double Michigan’s total yards, 377-184, and had 22 first downs to Michigan’s 12. Read the full AP recap, get Tom Dienhart’s reaction, see the box score, check out our photo gallery and don’t forget about our 2011-12 bowl schedule. And get your Sugar Bowl Champs gear here in our BTN,com store.

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Sugar Bowl Preview: Michigan vs. Va. Tech

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Brady Hoke 24 Hours Before Sugar Bowl

Brady Hoke has Michigan back in a BCS bowl game for the first time since a Rose Bowl berth after the 2006 season. The Wolverines, a BCS at-large selection, take on Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at 8:30 p.m. ET tonight. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart breaks down the game, gives his keys and offers his prediction. See everything in this post. Also, read all of Dienhart’s bowl columns and catch up on all the bowl action thus far, including the Big Ten’s first nine games, on our 2011-12 bowl schedule.

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Dienhart: Ranking the Bowls, from 1-35

The Poulan-Weedeater Bowl is long gone, unfortunately. But there is no shortage of bowl action. To get you ready for a holiday feast of 35 bowls, following is a ranking of the bowls from best to worst. With so many postseason games, you have to choose wisely with time at a minimum during this busy time of year.

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Dienhart: Quick Look at Big Ten Bowl Matchups

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Ryan VanBergen Interview - Bowl Selection Special

The Big Ten is bursting with bowl teams, as a record 10 schools are headed to the postseason. The Big Ten has two teams in the BCS for the seventh season in a row. And its 10 bowl eligible teams are the most since 2007.

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