Hoping to crash the College Football Playoff for the second straight season, the No. 8 Ohio State football team will face No. 4 Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis on Saturday night.

Kickoff is slated for 8 p.m. and WKYC.com will have you covered with all of the latest updates, scores, highlights and analysis as the Buckeyes battle the Badgers. Follow along here for live updates and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #3Bucks.

FINAL: Ohio State 27, Wisconsin 21

Damon Webb seals the game with an interception as Wisconsin faces a 4th and 20. The Buckeyes now await their playoff fate.

5:20 remaining in the 4th: Ohio State 27, Wisconsin 21

Ohio State adds 3 with a 20-yard Sean Nuernberger field goal after Urban Meyer declines to go for a 4th and 1 inside the Badgers' 5-yard line. Wisconsin will get the ball, down six and with five minutes to go.

12:39 remaining in 4th: Ohio State 24, Wisconsin 21

After a 10-minute delay, Wisconsin makes good on a 2-point conversion to bring the Badgers within a field goal of the Buckeyes.

12:39 remaining in 4th: Ohio State 24, Wisconsin 19

Extra point pending as a one-yard Chris James touchdown brings the Badgers within a score. It appears a turf issue of some sorts could cause a delay in action.

7:27 remaining in 3rd quarter: Ohio State 24, Wisconsin 13

Buckeyes push their lead back to 11 points on a 27-year Sean Nuernberger field goal

10:14 remaining in third: Ohio State 21, Wisconsin 13

Badgers inch closer on a Rafael Gaglianone 46-yard field goal.

HALFTIME: Ohio State 21, Wisconsin 10

Wisconsin blocks a Sean Nuernberger field goal attempt as the Buckeyes take an 11-point lead into the locker room.

3:42 remaining in 2nd quarter: Ohio State 21, Wisconsin 10

A fumble by Ohio State running back Mike Weber at the Buckeyes' 11-yard line. Wisconsin, however, fails to capitalize with a touchdown, settling instead for a 28-yard field goal.

11:10 remaining in 2nd quarter: Ohio State 21, Wisconsin 7

Ohio State takes 21-7 lead on a 1-yard J.T. Barrett touchdown set up by a 77-yard J.K. Dobbins run. This is looking like the kind of effort the Buckeyes need to make a strong playoff case.

0:59 remaining in the first: Ohio State 14, Wisconsin 7

Ohio State receiver Parris Campbell takes a screen pass 57 yards to put the Buckeyes back on top. Ohio State's speed -- particularly at receiver -- standing out.

2:08 remaining in first: Ohio State 7, Wisconsin 7

Badgers answer back -- albeit on defense -- as J.T. Barrett forces a throw, which is intercepted and returned for a touchdown by Wisconsin's Andrew Van Ginkel. All tied up in Indy.

6:31 remaining in first: Ohio State 7, Wisconsin 0

Ohio State takes 7-0 lead after J.T. Barrett hooks up with Indianapolis native Terry McLaurin for an 84-yard touchdown.

7:46 remaining in first

Wisconsin was threatening to take the first lead before Buckeyes cornerback Denzel Ward picked off Badgers QB Alex Hornibrook. Ohio State offense takes over at its own 4-yard line.

11:44 remaining in first

Ohio State offense debuts with a three-and-out of its own. Wisconsin offense returns to the field to take the ball at its own 27-yard line.

13:16 remaining in the first

Ohio State wins the coin toss and defers to the second half before forcing a 3-and-out. Buckeyes offense takes over on its own 32-yard line after a punt.


Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer tells Fox Sports that quarterback J.T. Barrett will give it a go, starting in tonight's game despite undergoing knee surgery on Sunday.