No. 3 Michigan tops No. 2 Ohio State 45-23, eyes CFP berth

  • Michigan players celebrate their win over Ohio State after an NCAA college football game on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — J.J. McCarthy threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, Donovan Edwards busted the game open with two long fourth-quarter TD runs and No. 3 Michigan beat No. 2 Ohio State 45-23 Saturday, taking down the Buckeyes with stunning ease for the second straight season.