Ohio State and Purdue both picked up wins on Day 1 of the 2011 Big Ten Baseball Tournament. The Buckeyes will face No. 1 Illinois Thursday at 7:05 p.m. ET, while the Boilermakers will take on No. 2 Michigan State. Minnesota and Penn State open tomorrow's action at 12:05 p.m. in an elimination game.
#4 OHIO STATE def. #5 MINNESOTA, 5-3
Ohio State scored five runs in the eighth inning to win Game 1 of the 2011 Big Ten Baseball Tournament, 5-3 over Minnesota.
Game 1 Box Score
#3 PURDUE def. #3 PENN STATE, 7-2
Purdue overcame an early 2-0 deficit and scored seven unanswered runs to win Game 2 of the 2011 Big Ten Tournament, 7-2, over Penn State.
Game 2 Box Score