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1996 Ohio State Buckeyes Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 111) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Cooper (11-1)

PS/G: 37.9 (8th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 10.9 (2nd of 111)
SRS: 22.45 (2nd of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.95 (3rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 20-17 versus Arizona State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
9 9 10 8 7 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 5 4 2

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 7, 1996 Sat (10) Ohio State Rice WAC W 70 7 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 21, 1996 Sat (7) Ohio State Pittsburgh Big East W 72 0 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 28, 1996 Sat (4) Ohio State @ (5) Notre Dame Ind W 29 16 3 0 W 3
4 Oct 5, 1996 Sat (3) Ohio State (4) Penn State Big Ten W 38 7 4 0 W 4
5 Oct 12, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State Wisconsin Big Ten W 17 14 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 19, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State @ Purdue Big Ten W 42 14 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 26, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State @ (20) Iowa Big Ten W 38 26 7 0 W 7
8 Nov 2, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State Minnesota Big Ten W 45 0 8 0 W 8
9 Nov 9, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State @ Illinois Big Ten W 48 0 9 0 W 9
10 Nov 16, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State @ Indiana Big Ten W 27 17 10 0 W 10
11 Nov 23, 1996 Sat (2) Ohio State (21) Michigan Big Ten L 9 13 10 1 L 1
12 Jan 1, 1997 Wed (4) Ohio State N (2) Arizona State Pac-10 W 20 17 11 1 W 1 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)