In one of the country's most heated all-star football rivalries, Ohio nipped Pennsylvania 24-21 in overtime on Saturday during the annual Big 33 Classic at Hersheypark Stadium.
A 39-yard field goal by Tyler Grassman provided the winning margin and Nana Kyeremeh sealed the victory with a pass interception.
It marked the fourth consecutive victory for Ohio, which trailed 14-0 at halftime. However, Pennsylvania wound up committing six turnovers - including five interceptions - which enabled Ohio to eventually tie the score at 21 and force overtime.
Michigan State University recruit and Lima Central Catholic (Lima, Ohio)
graduate Tyler O'Connor
completed eight passes - including an 85-yard touchdown strike to Ohio State recruit and Steubenville
graduate Najee Murray
- for 161 yards. Murray was named Ohio's MVP. Pennsylvania's MVP honors went to Rutgers-bound and Bloomsburg (Pa.)
graduate Blake Rankin
, who passed for 145 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Ohio's defense held Pennsylvania star Rushel Shell to 23 yards on five carries.