Ohio State Earns Outright East Division Title
Nov. 25, 2017


ROSEMONT, Ill. – By virtue of its 31-20 victory at Michigan on Saturday, Ohio State has clinched the outright East Division title. The Buckeyes had secured a berth in the Big Ten Football Championship Game presented by Discover last weekend.

Ohio State earns its sixth consecutive division title, improving to 10-2 overall and finishing 8-1 in conference play.

The 2017 Big Ten Football Championship Game between Ohio State and West Division champion Wisconsin will be played on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium and will be broadcast nationally on FOX with kickoff set for 8:17 p.m. ET. The winner will earn the Amos Alonzo Stagg Championship Trophy and a chance to play in one of the six bowls that comprise the College Football Playoff, including the Rose Bowl Game.

Tickets for the Big Ten Football Championship Game remain available and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. In addition, ticket blocks are being held for both Ohio State and Wisconsin and will be sold through university ticket offices. Those interested in VIP Packages or suites should contact Geoff McDonald of Indiana Sports Corp at (317) 237-5036.

Fans attending the 2017 Big Ten Football Championship Game in Indianapolis on Dec. 2 will be asked to enter with clear bags and should be prepared to arrive early. A clear bag policy, similar to that used by the NFL, College Football Playoff, other conference championship games and on the majority of Big Ten campuses, will be in effect for the Big Ten Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium. More information can be found on bigten.org/fcg.

Every Big Ten Football Championship Game ticket will allow complimentary admission to the Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr Pepper, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2. For more information on the Big Ten Football Championship Game, visit bigten.org/fcg.