Conner Pohl hit two of Ohio State's six home runs Saturday in a 13-11 win over host Purdue.
Pohl, Brady Cherry, Dillon Dingler and Zach Dezenzo went deep as the Buckeyes (31-24, 12-12 Big Ten) stormed to an 8-0 lead in the first inning.Get the news delivered to your inbox: Sign up for our BuckeyeXtra newsletter
But the Boilermakers (20-34, 7-16) answered with seven runs in the fourth inning and tied the score at 9 in the fifth on a Bryce Bonner double.
Pohl responded with a three-run homer in the sixth, and Brent Todys added a solo shot in the eighth for the Buckeyes.
Reliever Andrew Magno (4-3) got the win as the Buckeyes qualified for the conference tournament.