Michigan (7-4, 3-4 Big Ten Conference) enters this game versus traditional rival No. 3 Ohio State (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten Conference) after a miserable month of November. The Wolverines entered the month with hopes of making the Big Ten Championship Game before losing three out of their next four games.
A victory over Ohio State would take the sting out of a disappointing season, but Michigan is a double-digit underdog.
Michigan hopes to salvage some pride and spoil Ohio State's perfect season.
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2013
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Place: Michigan Stadium (109,901), Ann Arbor, Mich.
Series vs. Ohio State: U-M leads 58-45-6
Radio: Michigan IMG Sports Network
Spread: Ohio State by 12, via TheSpread.com
Live Stats: MGoBlue.com
Last Meeting vs. Ohio State: Ohio State 26, Michigan 21 (Nov. 24, 2012)
Unable to score in the second half, the University of Michigan football team (No. 20 AP/No. 20 USA Today) fell at Ohio State (No. 4 AP/NR USA Today) 26-21 on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Ohio Stadium. Michigan held a one-point halftime advantage but allowed a pair of OSU field goals, surrendered three turnovers and failed to cross midfield in the final 30 minutes.
Junior quarterback Devin Gardner threw for 171 yards and a score and added a rushing touchdown. Senior quarterback Denard Robinson rushed for 122 yards on 10 carries, including a 67-yard touchdown run that gave him most all-time total touchdowns in Michigan history with 91, passing Chad Henne (90, 2004-07).
Fifth-year senior receiver Roy Roundtree caught three balls for 92 yards, including a 75-yard TD reception, while senior/junior receiver Jeremy Gallon had six catches for 67 yards.
*Information according to University of Michigan Wolverines game notes.