Iowa upsets Ohio State in opening round of Big Ten Tournament

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MADISON, Wisconsin (KCRG-TV9) - For the first time in three years, the Iowa softball team opened the Big Ten Tournament with a win as the 12th-seeded Hawkeyes defeated No. 5 Ohio State, 5-1, on Thursday.

The game was tied 1-1 until Iowa used a four-run seventh inning to win.

The Hawkeyes will face No. 4 Northwestern on Friday at 7 p.m.