Ohio State on precipice of B1G history following latest offensive outburt vs. Penn State
Ohio State secured its 8-0 start Saturday afternoon, picking up steam in the fourth quarter to down Penn State.
For much of the game, it appeared the Buckeyes may need a last-second play or key defensive stand to get the win. But in the end, Ohio State 28 points in the final quarter and cruised to a double-digit win.
When the dust finally settled, Ohio State had scored 44 points. That makes it 7 straight games for the Buckeyes this season with 44+ points since opening the season with 21 points scored against Notre Dame.
According to the FOX television broadcast, that 7-game streak of 44+ points from the Buckeyes ties the all-time B1G streak of 44 or more points scored. The only other program to accomplish that is Michigan across the 1901-02 seasons.
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During Ohio State’s current streak, the Buckeyes have hit 50+ points 3 times with a season-high of 77 points scored against Toledo. That stretch also includes scoring the most points ever given up by a Kirk Ferentz-led Iowa team.
Up next for Ohio State with a shot at 8 games of 44+ points and the all-time B1G record is Northwestern. The Wildcats currently hold a 1-7 record this season and just surrendered 33 points to Iowa, so the Buckeyes have a great shot at history in Week 10.