Minnesota, Michigan State and Illinois all picked up wins on Day 2 of the Big Ten Tournament.
#5 MINNESOTA def. #6 PENN STATE, 8-2
Nick O'Shea's two-run home run sparked an eight-run Minnesota fourth, lifting the Gophers to an 8-2 win over Penn State in Game 3 of the Big Ten Tournament. Minnesota advances to play tomorrow, while the Nittany Lions are eliminated from tournament contention.
Game 3 Box Score
#2 MICHIGAN STATE def. #2 PURDUE, 7-1
Michigan State scored two in the first and four in the second before a two-hour and fifteen-minute rain delay, eventually earning a 7-1 win over Purdue in Game 4 of the Big Ten Tournament. Ryan Jones led the Spartans, going 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI.
Game 4 Box Score
#1 ILLINOIS def. #4 OHIO STATE, 5-4
Illinois scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, rallying back from a 4-1 deficit, to beat Ohio State, 5-4, in Game 5 of the Big Ten Tournament. Davis Hendrickson drove in Willie Argo to complete the comeback.
Game 5 Box Score