The Ohio State men's tennis team blanked Purdue 4-0 on Sunday in West Lafayette, Indiana, to clinch the outright Big Ten regular-season championship.
The Buckeyes (26-2, 11-0) have now gone undefeated in the conference in 12 of the past 13 years, and for the third straight season.
Mikael Torpegaard, JJ Wolf and Martin Joyce each won singles matches in straight sets.
In doubles, Torpegaard and John McNally defeated Renan Hanayama and Maksymilian Raupuk 6-2, and Matt Mendez and Hunter Tubert beat Athell Bennett and Javier Rodriguez 6-1.
Ohio State enters the Big Ten tournament, which starts Thursday in Iowa City, Iowa, as the No. 1 seed.
Junior Jack Jasinski had two goals and five assists, and Colin Chell scored four times as Ohio State (7-6, 2-2) defeated No. 1 Maryland 12-10 in College Park, Maryland. Justin Inacio won 17 of 26 draws, including 10 in a row during the second and third quarters. The Buckeyes' senior class became the winningest in program history, notching their 42nd victory. Maryland is now 10-2, 3-1.
Ohio State (23-5) will play host to King University (23-5) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday. The teams will play at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. John Arena. The winner advances to play UC Irvine (21-9) at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles on May 1. The seven-team tournament — which also includes Long Beach State, UCLA, Harvard and Brigham Young — concludes with the national championship match on May 5 at Pauley Pavilion.
Jaclyn Lee fired a 1-over-par 73 to win the Big Ten championship tournament at TPC River's Bend in Maineville. Lee finished at 9-under 207, four strokes ahead of runner-up Sarah Burnham of Michigan State. The Spartans won the team title at 859. Ohio State tied Northwestern for fourth, six strokes back.
Jeg Coughlin III shot a final-round, 2-under 69 and Will Grimmer shot a 72 to lead Ohio State to a fourth-place finish in the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate at OSU's Scarlet Course. OSU finished at 869, 20 strokes behind champion Purdue. Coughlin and Grimmer tied for 11th at 216. Purdue's Jarle Volden won by six strokes with a 204 total.
Shelby McCombs scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the seventh inning to give host Ohio State (29-11, 10-6) a 6-5 victory over Michigan State (16-24, 4-11). McCombs doubled, advanced to third when Emily Clark flied out to right and scored on right fielder Katie Quinlan's throwing error.