There will be no sixth regular season game of the year for Ohio State but that won’t stop the Buckeyes march to the Big Ten Championship Game. This was a major topic of conversation for Ohio State head coach Ryan Day during his weekly radio show.

Michigan had to cancel this Saturday’s regular season finale at Ohio State due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the program. This left the Buckeyes 5-0 and one game short of the minimum threshold to qualify for the Big Ten Championship Game.

But the conference ruled on Wednesday that Ohio State, despite playing one fewer game than the six games required, should still be able to qualify for the conference championship. Ohio State will face Northwestern next week.

With a win, Ohio State likely makes the College Football Playoff.

Here is what Day had to say about the Buckeyes losing out on their rivalry game against Michigan:

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