Ohio State has dominated the Big Ten the last few years. Since Urban Meyer began his head coaching stint in 2012, the Buckeyes have gone 88-9 in 97 games (including Ryan Day’s 5-0 record).

If there has been a team to beat in the Big Ten, it’s been Ohio State.

Indiana knows this, as does its coach Tom Allen. The Hoosiers are hosting the Buckeyes this upcoming Saturday for a Week 3 matchup kicking off at noon.

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Here’s what Allen said about the upcoming B1G game on Monday:

If Indiana did upset Ohio State, maybe it would change the program. Since Purdue beat Ohio State a year ago, the Boilermakers have picked up some highly-touted recruits over the last year.

Is beating Ohio State the reason why? Maybe not solely. But did it help?

It’s hard to say no.