The No. 10 Michigan State Spartans shocked the second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes with a 34-24 victory in the Big Ten title game.
The Spartans accomplishment in turn caused BCS chaos.
The Spartans (12-1, 9-0) dominated the opening and closing quarters of the game to seal the 10-point upset victory. The Buckeyes (12-1, 8-1) couldn’t overcome the nation’s top-ranked defense, faltering for the first time all season despite being one win away from playing in the national title game.
It was one of the best victories in the history of Michigan State’s football program and one of the most gut-wrenching defeats for the Buckeyes.
Here’s what we learned from the Big Ten title game.