Kirk Cousins threw a 33-yard scoring pass to B.J. Cunningham and Michigan State's No. 1-ranked defense overwhelmed Ohio State 10-7 Saturday, shutting out the Buckeyes until the final seconds.
No. 17 Ohio State needed a tuneup. New Mexico State needed $850,000.
Dan Herron slogged through a downpour for two touchdowns on Saturday and No. 13 Ohio State collected a second straight shutout for the first time in 13 years, beating mistake-prone Illinois 30-0.