COLUMBUS, OH., Sporting Alert – No. 2 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan led the list of winners in the college football Big Ten scores in Week 6 on Saturday (8).
At the Ohio Stadium, the Buckeyes (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) improved their winning streak to five straight games this season with a 38-17 victory over Indiana (3-2).
The win saw Ohio State improving to 2-0 in Big Ten conference play, while the Hoosiers are now 1-1 after two league outings.
J.T. Barrett did most of his work on the ground this weekend, running for 137 yards and a score and passed for another touchdown with 93 yards in the win for the home side.
He was well supported by Mike Weber, who ran for a pair of scores for Ohio State, which currently sits behind Michigan in the Big Ten EAST standings, having played one conference game less.
Barrett’s 93 passing yards was a season-low for the Buckeyes, but they did manage to maintain their record of winning by 20 points or more this season, which is the longest active streak in the FBS.
Meanwhile, the fourth-ranked Michigan (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) demolished Rutgers 78-0 in the most highlighted Big Ten scores for Week 6 this past Saturday night.
Jabrill Peppers, Karan Higdon and Ty Isaac all ran for two touchdowns to help set up the win for the Wolverines, who have won their opening six games of the season for the first time since 2011.
Chris Evans ran for 153 yards at an average of 13.9 yards per carry, while Higdon had 108 yards on the ground for Michigan, which rattled up 600 total yards and held the Scarlet Knights to just 39.
Rutgers had just two first downs, compared to Michigan’s 23, and finished with a mere five passing yards in the defeat.
In other college football Big Ten scores this weekend, Michigan State (2-3, 1-2 Home) suffered its third loss of the season – going down 31-14 to BYU, while Penn State handed Maryland its first defeat of the season, beating them 38-14.
The Spartans, who were one of the College Football Playoffs semi-finalists last season, were losing three straight for the first time since 2009.
College football Big Ten Scores
Week 6: Saturday, October 8
No. 2 Ohio State 38 beat Indiana 17 – Box Score
No. 4 Michigan 78 beat Rutgers 0 – Box Score
Iowa 14 beat Minnesota 7 – Box Score
Penn State 38 beat Maryland 14 – Box Score
BYU 31 beat Michigan State 14 – Box Score
Purdue 34 beat Illinois 31 (OT) – Box Score