Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/8/14
Ohio State took Northwestern's best shot on a wet and raucous night at Ryan Field and Carlos Hyde and the Buckeyes are still perfect. Hyde ran for a career-high 168 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 4 Ohio State rallied to beat No. 16 Northwestern 40-30 Saturday night and extend the nation's longest win streak to 18 games. The Buckeyes (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) remained undefeated since Urban Meyer took over as coach last year. On a rain-soaked field and with a prime-time audience watching, they rallied from 10 down in the third quarter to take out a team aiming to show it could beat the best in the conference. Hyde, who was suspended for the first three games after an alleged conflict with a female in a bar this summer, prevented that. He scored on a 4-yard run late in the third and added two more touchdowns in the final quarter to lift the Buckeyes. ''I go out every game with the mindset that I have to make up for those three games,'' Hyde said. And when he was asked what he woul...
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