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Jordan Kozicky and Eli Wilson each drove in two runs and Minnesota upset top-seeded Indiana 9-4 on Thursday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, knocking the Hoosiers out of the Big Ten Tournament with back-to-back losses.

Kozicky and Wilson helped power Minnesota's three-run fifth inning by driving in runs. Wilson made it 7-4 by driving a home run over the left field fence. Wilson finished with three hits for the fourth time this season.

Riley Smith pushed Minnesota's (27-26) lead to 9-4 with a two-run triple to the right field wall in the ninth.

Indiana (36-21), one of the steadiest fielding teams all season in the Big Ten, committed three errors and gave up the most runs it had all season against a league opponent.

Nick Lackney (2-3) pitched six innings of one-hit relief for the Gophers.

Michigan 5, Illinois 4: Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois.

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Ako Thomas also had a pair of RBIs for Michigan (39-17), which rallied from a 3-0 hole to solidify its at-large NCAA Tournament hopes.

Michigan tied it at 3-all on a two-RBI double by Thomas in the bottom of the seventh. The Wolverine pitchers couldn't hold it, walking three batters — including a go-ahead run — in the top of the eighth.

But Garrett Acton (2-3), the national leader with 19 saves, allowed runners to reach first and third — and Nwogu drilled a walk-off double.

Kellen Sarver had a pair of RBIs for Illinois (36-19), the first team to be sent home from Omaha.

Ohio State vs. Maryland: Ohio State led 3-2 with one on and one out for the Terrapins in the bottom of the eighth inning when the game was halted because of rain.

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