#1 Ohio State scores early and often in cruising to 38-3 win over undermanned Michigan State; Ryan Day Postgame Media Conference

By Danielle Daniels

Ryan Day OSU head coach during Michigan State game on 11 11 2023 (courtesy IMAGN, photo by Brooke LaValley, Columbus Dispatch, USA Today Sports Syndication)

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — No. 1 Ohio State (10-0, 7-0) built an early lead and never looked back in a 38-3 win over Michigan State (3-7, 1-6) Saturday at Ohio Stadium.

Ohio State led 35-3 at the half behind three scores by receiver Marvin Harrison Jr., two through the air and another on a 19-yard rush.

Kyle McCord completed 24-of-31 passes for a career-high 335 yards and three scores, which tied his career best.

Harrison Jr. finished the night with seven catches for 149 yards. Running back TreVeyon Henderson went to the sidelines after 13 carries for 63 yards and a touchdown.

Defensively, the Buckeyes were led by Davison Igbinosun and Cody Simon, each with five tackles.