Tuesday November 25th, 2014

Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes

Michigan looks to spoil rival Ohio State's College Football Playoff chances in the 110th edition of The Game. The Wolverines are coming off a disheartening 23-16 loss to Maryland on senior day, while the Buckeyes defeated Indiana 42-27 for their ninth straight win.

There's been rampant speculation that Michigan head coach Brady Hoke will be let go at the end of the season, meaning he could be coaching his last game in charge of the Wolverines. He may need a miracle to beat Ohio State -- the Buckeyes have won the last two matchups in the series, 11 of the past 13 and six straight in Columbus.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to Watch

Details for Saturday's game are below: 

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV Coverage: ABC

Radio: For Michigan affiliates, click here. For Ohio State affiliates, click here.

Season Recap


11/22: Maryland 23, Michigan 16

Michigan rushed for 292 yards and outgained the Terrapins 398-312. While the Wolverines had a 52-yard run on a fake punt, they later had a punt return for a touchdown called back due to a penalty. Quarterback Devin Gardner completed 13 of 24 passes for 106 yards and an interception and ran for 82 yards and a touchdown in his final game at Michigan Stadium.

11/8: Michigan 10, Northwestern 9

The game marked the third straight year that Michigan defeated Northwestern by one score or less. Neither team scored until the Wolverines posted a touchdown with 6:49 remaining in the third quarter. Michigan held the Wildcats to 12 net rushing yards.

11/1: Michigan 34, Indiana 10

The win was Michigan's 19th straight over Indiana. Michigan's defense held Indiana to 167 rushing yards, 122 yards below the Hoosiers' season average. Running back Drake Johnson ran 16 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns, all of which were career highs.

10/25: Michigan State 35, Michigan 11

The Spartans won for the second straight year in the series and the sixth time in the past seven years. The Wolverines scored a touchdown against Michigan State for the first time since 2011. Michigan was outgained 446-186.

10/18: Michigan 18, Penn State 13

The win moved Michigan to 3-0 in the three night games played in Michigan Stadium history. The defense had six sacks of Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg, the program's most since the 2008 season opener. Kicker Matt Wile made a career-high three field goals.

10/4: Rutgers 26, Michigan 24

With the loss, Michigan fell to 0-2 in the Big Ten for the first time since the 1967 season. Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner returned to the starting lineup and produced 178 passing yards and 40 rushing yards with two rushing touchdowns. The 2-4 start to the season is Michigan's worst since the 2008 season, when the Wolverines started 2-7 and finished with a 3-9 record. 

9/27Minnesota 30, Michigan 14

The Wolverines lost the Little Brown Jug for the first time in six years. Michigan was held to 171 yards total offense and was outgained for the first time this season. This marked the first time Michigan lost three games before October in its 135-year program history. 

9/20Utah 26, Michigan 10

The game was delayed for nearly two and a half hours in the fourth quarter by heavy rain and lightning. Most fans never returned, and neither team scored for the remainder of the game. Michigan committed four turnovers, including two interceptions by Devin Gardner

9/13: Michigan 34, Miami (OH) 10

The Wolverines improved to 6-0 all-time against the RedHawks. Michigan also continued its success in the red zone, keeping up a 100 percent scoring rate with eight touchdowns and two field goals. Miami's 33 rushing yards were the fewest allowed by Michigan since holding Bowling Green to 32 rushing yards in 2010.

9/6Notre Dame 31, Michigan 0

The Wolverines' record of 365 consecutive games without being shut out was snapped. It was the first time Michigan had been shut out since a 26-0 loss at Iowa in 1984. Quarterback Devin Gardner's streak of 172 consecutive pass attempts without an interception ended in the third quarter. He committed four turnovers in the second half. 

8/30: Michigan 52, Appalachian State 14

Tackle Mason Cole became the first true freshman ever to start a season opener on the offensive line for Michigan. Quarterback Devin Gardner was 13-of-14 for 173 yards and three touchdowns. His 92.3 completion percentage was the second-best in school history for a single game with a minimum of 10 attempts. Derrick Green and De'Veon Smith each had their first career 100-yard rushing game. Green had 170 yards on 15 carries while Smith finished with 115 yards on eight attempts.

Ohio State 

11/22: Ohio State 42, Indiana 27

Three Ohio State turnovers helped Indiana take a 20-14 lead in the third quarter before the Buckeyes scored four straight touchdowns to take control. All four of those scores -- a punt return and three receptions -- came from Jalin Marshall. The win clinched the Big Ten East division title for Ohio State.

11/15: Ohio State 31, Minnesota 24 

Freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett threw for three touchdowns and also ran for a school-record 189 yards. Ohio State beat Minnesota for the 37th time in their past 39 meetings. Minnesota's David Cobb led the Gophers' ground attack with 145 yards on 27 carries and three touchdowns. 

11/8: Ohio State 49, Michigan State 37

The Buckeyes racked up 568 yards of total offense to top the Spartans. J.T. Barrett completed 16 of 26 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Ohio State offense. Ezekiel Elliott ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns, and Barrett added 86 yards and two scores on the ground. Devin Smith caught six passes for 129 yards and a touchdown.

11/1: Ohio State 55, Illinois 14

Ohio State scored 48 unanswered points to open the game before Illinois scored a five-yard rushing touchdown late in the third quarter. Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett finished with 167 yards and two touchdowns, and tailback Curtis Samuel added 63 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.

10/25: Ohio State 31, Penn State 24 (OT)

Penn State scored 17 unanswered points after halftime to force overtime after allowing Ohio State to score two touchdowns and a field goal in the first half. Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliot carried 26 times for 109 yards and a touchdown, and quarterback J.T. Barrett added two rushing scores.

10/18: Ohio State 56, Rutgers 17

The Buckeyes set a school record with their fourth consecutive game scoring 50 or more points. Tight end Nick Vannett caught two touchdown passes, a new career high. Quarterback J.T. Barrett ran for a career-high 107 yards on seven carries.

10/4: Ohio State 52, Maryland 24

J.T. Barrett threw for 267 yards and four touchdowns on 23 pass attempts to spoil Maryland's Big Ten home debut. The Buckeyes gained 533 yards of total offense without committing a turnover. Ohio State's defense created four takeaways and held the Terrapins to just 66 yards rushing. 

9/27: Ohio State 50, Cincinnati 28

The Buckeyes amassed 710 yards of total offense in a convincing victory. J.T. Barrett completed 26 of 36 pass attempts for 330 yards and four passing touchdowns and also rushed for 79 yards on 14 carries. Ohio State did not force a turnover defensively, but the Bucks limited Cincinnati to just 70 yards rushing. 

9/13: Ohio State 66, Kent State 0

J.T. Barrett tied an Ohio State record with six passing touchdowns while compiling 312 passing yards on 30 pass attempts. Running back Curtis Samuel tallied 100 yards on 15 carries, including two touchdowns, and the Buckeyes outgained the Golden Flashes 628-126.

9/6: Virginia Tech 35, Ohio State 21

The Buckeyes trailed by a 21-7 margin at halftime and were unable to complete a comeback in the second half. Ohio State committed three turnovers in the game and was just 4-for-16 on third down. J.T. Barrett completed just nine of his 29 pass attempts.

8/30: Ohio State 34, Navy 17

Ohio State defeated Navy for its 25th consecutive regular season win. No Buckeyes player attempted more than 12 rushes in the game but Ohio State had 194 yards and a touchdown on the ground, while the defense also produced a touchdown on a 61-yard fumble return by Darron Lee.

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