Ohio State Wins 500th Big Ten Game on Same Day As Michigan

By Dan Hope on October 14, 2017 at 10:39 pm
Jerome Baker makes a big hit in Ohio State's 500th all-time Big Ten win.

Ohio State reached a Big Ten milestone on the same day as its biggest rival.

The Buckeyes' 56-14 win over Nebraska on Saturday was Ohio State's 500th all-time win in Big Ten competition.

Michigan's 27-20 overtime win against Indiana earlier in the day was the Wolverines' 500th win in Big Ten competition.

Ohio State reached the milestone in six less years than Michigan; the Buckeyes are in their 105th season of conference play, while the Wolverines are in their 111th. 

The Buckeyes have an all-time Big Ten record of 500-173-24 for a winning percentage of .734. The Wolverines have an all-time Big Ten record of 500-213-18 for a winning percentage of .706.

Ohio State is also now tied with Nebraska for the third-most wins all-time against all competition among Football Bowl Subdivision teams. The Buckeyes and Cornhuskers each have 892 all-time wins, trailing only Michigan (940) and Texas (894).

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