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Ohio State football vs. Northwestern scheduled for noon kickoff Nov. 5

Colin Gay
The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State football's streak of noon games is set to continue.

The Buckeyes' Nov. 5 game on the road against Northwestern will kick off at noon the program announced Monday, and will be televised on ABC.

After three prime-time appearances in its first four games of the 2022 season, the Buckeyes are scheduled to play three consecutive noon games, starting with the Buckeyes' home win against Iowa and continuing at Penn State Saturday afternoon.

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Ohio State will bring a nine-game win streak against Northwestern to Evanston, Illinois Nov. 5, last playing the Wildcats in the 2020 Big Ten Championship and earning the 22-10 win.

The Buckeyes' last loss to Northwestern was on the road in 2004, losing to the Wildcats 33-27. Since then, Ohio State has earned four road wins against Northwestern, outscoring the Wildcats by a combined margin of 191-53.

Northwestern will be Ohio State's third game against a Big Ten West opponent in 2022, beating Wisconsin 52-21 at home Sept. 21 before beating Iowa 54-10 at home Oct. 22.

The Buckeyes won its first road game of the 2022 season Oct. 8, beating Michigan State in East Lansing 49-20.

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