With its 1-0 victory Saturday over rival Michigan, the Ohio State men’s soccer team clinched the third Big Ten Championship in the program’s history.
The Buckeyes finished a league-best 4-2 in conference play, earning them the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament, which begins Thursday in Bloomington, Ind.
OSU receives a first-round bye and will play its first tournament game Friday against the winner of No. 4 Indiana and No. 5 Wisconsin. After its loss to the Buckeyes, Michigan dropped to the No. 7 seed.
The winner of the Big Ten Tournament earns an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.
OSU will play either Indiana or Wisconsin at 2 p.m. Friday.