#6 Ohio State (10-0, 6-0) at Wisconsin (7-3, 4-2)
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Camp Randall Stadium (80,321)
Television: ABC will televise the game with Joe Tessitore and Matt Millen in the booth and Quint Kessinich on the sidelines.
Radio: WBNS (FM 97.1 The Fan) is the fl agship station for the 73-station Ohio State radio network. The Urban Meyer pregame show airs 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Paul Keels will call the play-by-play with former Buckeye Jim Lachey in the booth and Marty Bannister on the sidelines. The game can also be heard nationwide on Sirius channel 91 and XM channel 91.
FIRST AND 10
The game matches the Big Ten’s No. 2 (Ohio State) and No. 4 (Wisconsin) rushing offenses against the Big Ten’s top two rush defenses (Wisconsin is first at 103.4 yards per game with Ohio State second at 107.9).
Coming off its first off week of the season, the Buckeyes are ranked No. 6 nationally by the Associated Press.
Ohio State is 10-0 overall, 6-0 in the Big Ten and is already a co-champion of the Leaders Division.
Ohio State can claim the Leaders Division outright with a win Saturday, while the Badgers have already secured their second consecutive trip to the Big Ten championship game Dec. 1 in Indianapolis.
Urban Meyer, the 24th head coach in Ohio State football history, is 114-23 in his 11th season.
Meyer has now guided six of his 11 teams to 10-or-more win seasons.
Brett Bielema is in his seventh season as head coach at Wisconsin and has a 67-22 career mark.
The two-time defending Big Ten champion Badgers are 5-1 at Camp Randall Stadium this season.
Ohio State will honor members of the 2002 national championship team with an on-field recognition during the season-ending game against Michigan Nov. 24 at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State is playing its 100th season in the Big Ten conference, having joined the league in 1912 and playing its first season of Big Ten football in 1913.
The unbeaten, 10-0 and sixth-ranked (Associated Press) Ohio State Buckeyes will face their most difficult test of the season against the home-standing Wisconsin Badgers Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. ABC will televise the game with an ESPN2 reverse mirror. Joe Tessitore, Matt Millen and Quint Kessinich will describe the action.
BUCKEYES EARN CO-CHAMPIONSHIP
Ohio State is co-champion of the Big Ten Conference’s Leaders Division, earning no less than a share of the division title with its 6-0 Big Ten record. Wisconsin and Penn State are each 4-2 and a game-and-a-half back of the Buckeyes with two games left to play in the season. Any combination Ohio State wins or Penn State and Wisconsin losses will clinch the Leaders Division title outright for the Buckeyes in Urban Meyer’s first season as coach.