Gabe Knowles hit an RBI single with the bases loaded to help Minnesota defeat Ohio State 5-4 in 18 innings in Minneapolis.
Ohio State (24-21, 7-9) scored a pair of runs in the eighth inning to take a 4-3 lead. Matt Carpenter scored on a fielder's choice by Dillon Dingler and Dingler later scored on a wild pitch.Get the news delivered to your inbox: Sign up for our BuckeyeXtra newsletter
Minnesota (19-23, 9-7) evened the score in the bottom of the ninth on Eli Wilson’s RBI single to left field.
The Buckeyes and Golden Gophers conclude their series with a doubleheader Sunday.
Two games were scheduled for Saturday, but since the first game went so long the doubleheader was pushed to Sunday.