TBDBITL and its drum major got the crowd worked up prior to the game.
Head coach Jim Tressel and his Buckeyes were trying to snap a three-game home losing streak to the Badgers.
Todd Boeckman drove the Buckeyes down the field on their first possession for a score.
Brian Robiskie made UW's Jack Ikegwuonu (6) miss and...
...ran in for the game's first touchdown.
Brian Hartline had only one catch for nine yards, but he did get style points for his athletic grab.
Defenders like Marcus Freeman helped the Buckeyes build a 10-3 lead at halftime.
Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith presented Buckeye great Bill Willis with a replacement 1942 national championship ring that had been recently stolen from Willis' home. Willis had his No. 99 retired at halftime.
Wisconsin rallied to take a 17-10 lead before Vernon Gholston and the rest of the OSU defense tightened up. The Buckeyes won 38-17.