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Ohio State's Friday Matchup With Northwestern the Fourth Most-Watched Game in BTN History

A Friday night kickoff didn't seem to deter fans from watching their Buckeyes.

Ohio State's 52-3 win over Northwestern brought in a massive television audience peaking at 2.191 million viewers, averaging 1.636 million, making it the fourth most-watch game in BTN history.

These massive numbers also come despite a late schedule switch, as an ALCS rainout forced Friday night's Ohio State vs. Northwestern game from FS1 to BTN.

With these numbers combined with the average of 1.107 million viewers for Illinois' upset win over Wisconsin, and the average of 563,503 fans watching Saturday afternoon's Minnesota vs.