Ohio State ventures onto the road for the second time this season as it heads to Champaign, Ill. to face Illinois at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Ohio State and Illinois will be meeting for the 104th time and for the first time since 2017. The Buckeyes lead the all-time series, which dates back to 1902, 68-30-4.
The Buckeyes and Illini will be playing this weekend for the Illibuck Trophy. The Illibuck is a carved wooden turtle that has been awarded to the winner of the Ohio State/Illinois game since 1925 and is the second oldest trophy exchanged in the Big Ten.
No. 3 Ohio State at Illinois • Sat., Nov. 28 • When: 12:00 p.m. • Where: Memorial Stadium • TV: FS1 • Radio: 97.1 The Fan
FAST FOUR-GAME START FOR WILSON
ANOTHER 40 POINT GAME UNDER DAY
THE BUCKEYES … BRIEFLY
Yards of total offense – a career high – for Justin Fields against Indiana (300 passing and an OSU career-high 78 rushing) with three TDs.
Cris Carter’s school-record (1986) for consecutive 100-yard receiving games. Garrett Wilson has topped 100 yards four consecutive games.
Games this season Belitnikoff Award watch-listers Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson have doubled-up with each reaching 100 receiving yards.
Points allowed by Ohio State’s defense after three Hoosier interceptions. Ensuing drives were stopped on downs, a punt and a fumble.