Miller Kopp scored 23 points, Buie had 14 and Northwestern beat No. 23 Ohio State 71-70 on Saturday. Pete Nance added 10 points for the Wildcats (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten), who won their fourth straight.

“It feels good to be ranked, but we’re still hungry,” Buie said. “We’re not really looking for rankings, we’re just looking to win games.

E.J. Liddell led Ohio State (7-2, 1-2) with 15 points. Kyle Young added 14 points and Seth Towns had 11 for the Buckeyes, who had won two straight and four of five.

Northwestern is 3-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since the 1967-68 season. The Wildcats were 3-17 in the league last season.

Ohio State had a seven point lead with six minutes to go and couldn’t hold it.

Duane Washington Junior was just 1 for 9 from the field and the Buckeyes shot 44 percent for the game that included 4 for 20 on three pointers.