Ohio State is ineligible yet unbeaten in 2012 after toppling rival Michigan 26-21 at the Horseshoe. The Buckeyes finished 12-0 in Urban Meyer’s first season and now will have to hope the Associated Press Top 25 voters view them as championship worthy.
They’re not going to a bowl because of NCAA probation, but a win over Michigan in the finale for a perfect season still feels awfully good to the Scarlet and Gray.
Michigan finished 8-4 and saw its slim chances at an at-large bid to a BCS game get extinguished. The Wolverines will still play in a Jan. 1 bowl, probably the Capitol One Bowl, but they fell short in all of their marquee games against ranked teams this season.
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