Heavyweight Chris Nash records a major decision in the last bout to secure the win for the Spartans.
Spartans win four matches against the Buckeyes.
The dual will be streamed live on the Big Ten Digital Network.
MSU will face No. 13 Nebraska on Friday and take on No. 4 Minnesota on Sunday.
The Spartans and Wildcats will be featured live on the Big Ten Network at 6 p.m.
Career: 37-17 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 37-17 Open Tournaments.
2013-14 (Sophomore) 19-10 Overall, 0-0 Duals, 19-10 Open Tournaments: Placed first in the Wisconsin Open, pinning both Brady Stumpf (4:34) of UW-Parkside and Dylan Mahler (1:41) of North Central . . . Placed third in the EMU Open, beginning competition with a fall (1:37) by Anthony Peoples of Kent State . . . Placed third at the Purple Raider Open with a record of 5-1, including a fall (3:20) by Bradley Beiter of Gannon.
2012-13 (Freshman) 18-7 Overall, 18-7 Open Tournaments: Finished 5-0 at the EMU Open earning him first place . . . Recorded a 2-0 performance at the MSU Open . . . Finished the NLO Open with a 1-2 record . . . Went 1-2 at the Reno Tournament ... Came in fifth at the Purple Raider Open with a 4-2 record . . . Finished the year by going 5-1 at the Edinboro Open, pinning Justin Meisermen of Buffalo to take third.
PREP: Compiled a 194-24 record wrestling at Roseville High School . . . Was named captain for his senior season . . . Placed third in the state in both his sophomore and senior seasons and finished runner-up his junior year.
PERSONAL: Son of James and Geralyn Nash . . . Born May 4, 1993 . . . Majoring in advertising . . . Brother Kevin is a senior on the MSU wrestling team and is brother Robert was a former Spartan wrestler.