The time has come.
The stage is set at Lucas Oil as No. 14 Northwestern (6-1) squares off against No. 4 Ohio State (5-0) in a battle for the Big Ten title. After losing to the Buckeyes by 21 in this game two years ago, the Wildcats hope to pull off a major upset to take down OSU for the first time since 2004 and win the conference for the first time since 2000.
Be sure to check out how to watch as well as Inside NU’s staff predictions for the matchup. Stay tuned to the thread for injury updates and the inactives report. As always, join us in the comment section to sound off throughout the game.
No Trevor Kent today is notable. Thought he'd be back today. https://t.co/CcdPMycEu7— Inside NU (@insidenu) December 19, 2020
Ohio State will be without 14 scholarship players today.— Bill Landis (@BillLandis25) December 19, 2020
3 starters out: WR Chris Olave, LB Baron Browning, P Drue Chrisman, plus DEs Tyler Friday and J. Jean-Baptiste.
SAF Marcus Hooker is a game-time decision.
Munford, Myers, Petit-Frere, Borland and Proctor are available.
The full availability report for Ohio State pic.twitter.com/y3SxQ2vNdh— Bill Landis (@BillLandis25) December 19, 2020
Game-time decision Marcus Hooker is on the sidelines in a hoodie as pregame warmups begin. Seems like the decision has been made— Bill Landis (@BillLandis25) December 19, 2020