It took all Ohio State had to get a comeback win over Northwestern on Saturday night, and now the Buckeyes are getting recognized for it.
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald was right to call Saturday night's showdown between his Wildcats and the visiting Ohio State Buckeyes a "heavyweight fight."
Despite its 40-30 loss to Ohio State on Saturday night, Northwestern only fell three spots to No. 19 in the latest AP poll.
Northwestern has dropped 28 of its last 29 games against Ohio State.
So what if that were to change this weekend?
For the first time this season, Big Ten play is in full swing. After three prelude games over the past couple weeks, there will be five matchups between two Big Ten teams.