Baseball | Ohio State 13, Purdue 11: Buckeyes qualify for Big Ten tournament


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.

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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.