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Purdue baseball wins again, Boilers pulling closer in conference standings

Purdue baseball won its ninth-straight game on Friday over Northwestern.

Posted: May. 5, 2018 12:12 AM
Updated: May. 5, 2018 12:13 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE. Ind. (WLFI) — At times it wasn't pretty, but Purdue did just enough to beat Northwestern on Friday.

The Boilermakers trailed the Wildcats 7-5, before a 3-run surge in the eight inning.

Purdue edged Northwestern, 8-7, earning a ninth-straight win, and improving to 11-4 in conference play.

The win, along with a loss by Michigan, puts Purdue just one game out of first place in the Big Ten. Michigan and Minnesota are tied in first place; both at 12-3.

See Friday's highlights above.

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