Baseball | Indiana State 10, Ohio State 5: Buckeyes' NCAA Tournament ends


Indiana State scored four runs in the sixth inning to stay alive in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ohio State (36-27) led 3-2 after the first inning, highlighted by Connor Pohl's two-run homer.

The Big Ten Tournament champs were up 4-2 when Zach Dezenzo added an RBI single in the third.

Joe Boyle started Indiana State's rally with a home run to left in the fourth, then the Sycamores grabbed the lead for good in the sixth. Luke Fegen's single drove in the tying run, then Clay Dungan drove in two with his single. Jake Means capped the inning with a sacrifice fly.

Brent Todys pulled Ohio State within 8-5 with an RBI single in the seventh, but Indiana State added two more in the ninth.

Griffan Smith (7-5) gave up seven runs through 5 1/3 innings in taking the loss.