You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Colleges

  • FSU benches Winston for 1st half of Clemson game
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jameis Winston will be a spectator in the first half of Florida State's showdown against Clemson Saturday after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women — the latest embarrassment in a growing
  • Eagles run over, shock No. 9 USC
    Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play Saturday night as Boston College beat No.
  • South Carolina upsets Georgia
    Dylan Thompson threw for three touchdowns and No. 24 South Carolina’s maligned defense stood strong on a fourth-quarter goal line stand to topple No. 6 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night.
Advertisement

Hoosiers close in on crown

Indiana is a game away from adding a Big Ten tournament title to its first regular-season crown since 1932.

The top-seeded Hoosiers knocked off No. 2 seed Ohio State 11-3 Friday night at Target Field in Minneapolis.

IU (42-13) can win the tournament title with a win in the 8:05 game tonight. The Hoosiers will face the winner of the afternoon elimination game between Nebraska (27-29) and Ohio State (35-22).

If IU loses tonight, a deciding game will be played at 12:05 p.m. Sunday.

In Friday’s victory, the Hoosiers erased a 3-2 deficit with six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. After getting its first two batters on base thanks to a throwing error, IU brought home runs with a Sam Travis’ sacrifice fly, RBI singles from Michael Basil, Dustin DeMuth, a Casey Smith single that brought in two runs and an RBI single from Chad Clark.

Kyle Schwarber hit a solo home run for IU in the first inning, and Travis homered in the sixth. Indiana starter Joey DeNato gave up three runs on seven hits with six strikeouts in seven innings.

Advertisement