Win Probability 100%

NW
OSU
OSU 100%

NW

20

OSU

24

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NW406
    • 431OSU
  • Turnovers

    • NW1
    • 0OSU
  • Possession

    NWOSU
    32:4027:20
  • 1st Downs

    • NW21
    • 23OSU

Game Information

Ohio Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
  • Columbus, OH 43210
Attendance: 107,296
10/29/2016 Associated Press

Ohio State holds on to beat Northwestern 24-20

Curtis Samuel ran for a 3-yard touchdown with 9:43 left to give Ohio State a lead as the sixth-ranked Buckeyes escaped with a 24-20 victory Saturday over visiting Northwestern.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Northwestern0107320
Ohio State1070724
first QuarterNWOSU
TD
10:34
Mike Weber 1 Yd Run (Tyler Durbin Kick)
9 plays, 94 yards, 2:56
07
FG
6:36
Tyler Durbin 35 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 33 yards, 3:35
010
second QuarterNWOSU
TD
14:51
Clayton Thorson 1 Yd Run (Jack Mitchell Kick)
16 plays, 75 yards, 6:45
710
play
C. Thorson run for 1-yard for a TD (0:34)

Clayton Thorson run for 1-yard for a TD (0:34)

TD
6:17
Mike Weber 23 Yd Run (Tyler Durbin Kick)
15 plays, 80 yards, 8:34
717
play
Weber sheds tacklers on 23-yard TD run (1:09)

Mike Weber scores his second touchdown of the game, this one from 23 yards out, to extend Ohio State's lead over Northwestern to 17-7. (1:09)

FG
1:43
Jack Mitchell 23 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 82 yards, 4:34
1017
third QuarterNWOSU
TD
3:49
Garrett Dickerson 2 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Jack Mitchell Kick)
10 plays, 84 yards, 3:41
1717
fourth QuarterNWOSU
TD
9:43
Curtis Samuel 3 Yd Run (Tyler Durbin Kick)
6 plays, 63 yards, 2:36
1724
play
Samuel scores from three yards out for Ohio State (1:02)

Curtis Samuel takes the handoff and plows into the end zone to put Ohio State back out in front of Northwestern 24-17. (1:02)

FG
3:31
Jack Mitchell 33 Yd Field Goal
16 plays, 60 yards, 6:12
2024

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