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Carlos Hyde

3rd quarter recap: Ohio State 38, Indiana 27

Ohio State picked up 168 yards in the ground game during the third quarter, and the Buckeyes now lead 38-27. Mitch Ewald split the uprights two times in the quarter for Indiana. The Hoosiers closed the gap to 24-17 when Ewald kicked a 21-yard field goal to put the finishing touches on a 71-yard drive. The key play on Indiana’s drive was Cameron Coffman’s 39-yard pass to Kofi Hughes. Ohio State added to its advantage when Braxton Miller scrambled for a 67-yard touchdown run, the last of a one-play, 67-yard drive to give the Buckeyes the lead, 31-17. [RELATED: Did

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Watch courageous 'Team Jack' profile

Earlier on our “Big Ten Football Pregame Show,” presented by Auto-Owners Insurance, our crew profiled Jack Hoffman, a young 7-year old boy from Atkinson, Neb., who is fighting brain cancer. Hoffman just so happens to have built a very special friendship with Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead. The two work together on “Team Jack,” as the young fan battles his disease. Watch the whole feature in this post. You can also read about “Team Jack” at Huskers.com and at Jack Hoffman’s page at CaringBridge.com. Randy York at Huskers.com posted this recent update, too.

Bradley Roby

2nd quarter recap: Ohio State 24, Indiana 14

Devin Smith caught a 60-yard touchdown pass and Bradley Roby recovered a blocked punt in the end zone, and the Buckeyes lead, 24-14, at halftime. Ohio State has scored 14 straight points. Smith’s touchdown grab ended a four-play, 77-yard drive. [RELATED: Did You See This? Ohio State pumpkin helmets] Stephen Houston’s seven-yard touchdown run gave Indiana the lead, 14-10, and was the final play of a three-play, 16-yard drive. The Hoosiers started in good field position when Isaiah Roundtree blocked a punt. Indiana will get the ball to start the second half. [ PREVIEWS | BY QUARTER | BOX |

Stephen Houston

1st quarter recap: Ohio State 10, Indiana 7

No. 8 Ohio State picked up 92 yards in the ground game during the first quarter, and the Buckeyes lead 10-7 at the end of the first quarter. Ohio State took the game’s first lead after Corey Brown ran 12 yards to paydirt on the last play of a nine-play, 75-yard drive. The Buckeyes made their lead 10-0 when Drew Basil kicked a 35-yard field goal on the last play of an eight-play, 37-yard drive. [RELATED: Did You See This? Ohio State fans wearing pumpkin helmets] An 87-yard drive that ended when Stephen Houston pounded in a 59-yard touchdown run

Josh Ferguson

Snap Reactions: Michigan D turning into team strength

Every Saturday during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart offers his Snap Reactions to all the Big Ten games. Get Dienhart’s thoughts from today’s earlier games here and read his analysis from Michigan’s 45-0 victory over Illinois in this post. [RELATED: Dienhart: Go ahead and book that trip to Indy] Michigan 45, Illinois 0 1. The Wolverines continue to roll and be one of the hottest teams in the Big Ten with a second conference victory in a row. Don’t you get the feeling that Michigan is getting hot at the right time and benefited from

Denard Robinson

Michigan dominates, shuts out Illinois, 45-0

Denard Robinson threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores, leading No. 25 Michigan in a 45-0 win over Illinois on Saturday. The Wolverines (4-2, 2-0 Big Ten) got a scare when Robinson left the game with an undisclosed injury late in the first quarter. He missed just one-plus possessions, though, and returned to score on a 6-yard run to put Michigan up 17-0 late in the first half. Robinson, who wouldn’t elaborate on the injury after the game, ran for a 49-yard score – giving him 10,000-plus career yards of offense – on the Wolverines’ first drive of

Denard Robinson

3rd quarter recap: Michigan 38, Illinois 0

Michigan picked up 94 yards in the ground game during the third quarter, and the Wolverines now lead 38-0. Michigan held Illinois to nine total yards in the quarter. The Wolverines added to their advantage when Denard Robinson scrambled for a 49-yard touchdown run, the last of a six-play, 74-yard drive to give Michigan the lead, 24-0. The Wolverines made their lead 31-0 when Robinson threw an eight-yard touchdown pass to Devin Funchess on the last play of a four-play, 27-yard drive. Michigan started in good field position when Kenny Demens intercepted Reilly O’Toole’s pass. The Wolverines expanded their lead

Donovonn Young

2nd quarter recap: Michigan 17, Illinois 0

Michigan gained 79 yards on the ground in the second, and the Wolverines now lead 17-0. Michigan opened up the lead, 17-0, after marching down the field for a nine-play, 68-yard drive that ended when Denard Robinson took a quarterback draw all the way for a six-yard touchdown run. The Wolverines threw just one time on that possession. Michigan will receive to start the second half. [ PREVIEWS | BY QUARTER | BOX | PBP | CONNECT | WEATHER] EDITOR’S NOTE In partnership with Narrative Science, BTN.com posts recaps after every quarter of every Big Ten football game. Use the

Brandon Kelly

Dienhart: Go ahead and book that trip to Indy

Wisconsin sent a loud message today. Did you hear it? Surely you did. I know it resonated with me. The Badgers’ emphatic 38-14 win at Purdue clearly marks Wisconsin as the team in the driver’s seat to earn the Leaders Division spot in the Big Ten title game for a second season in a row. In fact, the Badgers looked like they may have a shot to develop into the top team in the Big Ten this season. And that’s saying a lot when you consider where this program was about a month ago. Sure, Wisconsin’s cause is helped by

Mark Weisman

Iowa rallies, outlasts Michigan State in 2 OT

Mark Weisman ran for 116 yards and a tying touchdown in the final minute of regulation, and Iowa went on to beat Michigan State 19-16 in double overtime Saturday. Mike Meyer kicked field goals in both overtimes, including a 42-yarder in the second that gave the Hawkeyes (4-2, 2-0 Big Ten) their first lead of the game. Iowa then won it when Andrew Maxwell‘s deflected pass was intercepted by Greg Castillo. Le’Veon Bell ran for 140 yards and a touchdown for Michigan State, but the Spartans (4-3, 1-2) couldn’t hold on late. Iowa drove 68 yards in nine plays and