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Michigan defeats Ohio State for the first time since 2011

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 5 Michigan Wolverines defeated No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday. The Wolverines won 42-27 over the Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Wolverines improved to 11-1 with the win. The Buckeyes fell to 10-2 with the loss.

Michigan Wolverines quarterback Cade McNamara attempts to throw the football against the Ohio State Buckeyes
Cade McNamara attempts to throw the football against the Ohio State Buckeyes (Photo by Michigan Wolverines Football/Instagram)

Ohio State may have knocked out of the College Football Playoff with the loss in their rivalry game. No two-loss team has ever been selected to participate in the College Football Playoff since it was established in 2014.

The Wolverines snapped a long losing streak in the series that dated back to 2012. Their last win in the series before Saturday came in November 2011.

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is now 1-5 in The Game.

Wolverines quarterback Cade McNamara went 13 of 19 for 159 yards. He also had an interception.

Hassan Haskins had 28 carries for 169 yards and five touchdowns. Roman Wilson had two receptions for 55 yards.

Buckeyes quarterback C.J. Stroud went 34 of 49 for 394 yards. He had two touchdown passes.

TreVeyon Henderson had 17 carries for 74 yards and one touchdown. Jaxon Smith Njigba had 11 receptions for 127 yards.

Michigan outscored Ohio State 28-14 in the second half. Haskins scored four touchdowns in the second half.

Henderson scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown for the Buckeyes. He also caught a 10-yard touchdown reception from Stroud in the fourth quarter.

The Wolverines led 14-13 at halftime. Haskins scored for the first time on a one-yard run. A.J. Henning also scored on a 14-yard rushing touchdown.

Stroud hit Garrett Wilson for a 25-yard touchdown reception. Noah Ruggles also made two field goals.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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