Michigan beats Ohio State 42-27, ends 8-game losing streak
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hassan Haskins scored five touchdowns and Aidan Hutchinson had three sacks, helping No. 6 Michigan finally beat No. 2 Ohio State 42-27 to give Jim Harbaugh his first win as a coach against the rivals.
The Wolverines clinched the Big Ten East and will play in the conference title game next week with playoff hopes in hand.
They now have a chance to win a Big Ten title for the first time since 2004 and a national championship for the first time since 1997.
Ohio State had won a school-record eight straight in the storied series.