Preview Carmen's Crew comes into Tuesday's title tilt off one of the more notable upsets in the history of the tournament. The group coached by former Ohio State Buckeye star Jared Sullinger ended the game winning streak put together by Overseas Elite, who won the previous four tournaments. David Lighty, Jon Diebler, William Buford and Jeff Gibbs all hit double digits in the scoring column while limiting their opponents to a pair of plus point scorers.
Ohio State football vs. The Buckeyes rolled through the first half of their schedule without showing many flaws, but the back half could be a bit more challenging.
TV: p. ET, Fox Sports 1. But first the Buckeyes have to take care of business in Evanston, where they have a all-time record.
Ryan Day has yet to lose a game as head coach and it would be a major upset if Ohio State's game overall win streak ended against Northwestern, which is also coming off a bye.
After winning the Big Ten West Division last year before losing to Ohio State in the conference championship game, the Wildcats find themselves at the bottom of the standings this season and in serious danger of falling to in the league unless they can pull off a huge upset.
ABOUT OHIO STATE , Big Ten It's hard to find fault with the Buckeyes offensively or defensively, and the numbers confirm that, with Ohio State ranked in the top 10 nationally in total offense, total defense, scoring offense, scoring defense, rushing offense, rushing defense, pass efficiency, pass efficiency defense and turnover margin.
The offense is led by quarterback Justin Fields, who's third nationally in points responsible with Dobbins, whose On defense, Chase Young checks in tied for second in the country in sacks per game with 1. A defense led by its linebackers has played better than the sputtering offense, which is averaging Backup quarterback Aidan Smith started last week against Nebraska instead of highly regarded transfer Hunter Johnson, who hasn't lived up to expectations, and both could play against Ohio State.
Dobbins has rushed for one more yard than Heisman Trophy contender Jonathan Taylor of Wisconsin through six games on 13 fewer carries , but Taylor has scored 18 touchdowns compared with Dobbins' seven.
Northwestern's most effective offense weapon is RB Drake Anderson 74 carries, yards, three touchdowns.