No. 6 Ohio State holds on to beat Northwestern 24-20

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The problems that have bogged down Ohio State's offense put the Buckeyes in a bind again. J.T. Barrett and Ohio State did enough in the fourth quarter against Northwestern to avoid a second consecutive upset loss.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: Big 12 in big trouble, the new Clemsoning

The road claimed two undefeated teams from the Big 12, plus previously unbeaten Nebraska and Boise State, on a college football Saturday that delivered on its potential to create serious problems for College Football Playoff contenders.

  • Written by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer