Tempers flare in Big Ten tourney title game
On a wild play in the top of the ninth inning of Saturday night’s 2012 Big Ten Baseball Tournament championship game, Purdue took the lead and tempers flared at the conclusion of the play. Both benches cleared and the teams had to be separated. Watch the crazy play that saw the eventual game-winning run score and led to the scuffle now. With the 6-5 win (recap
), Purdue claimed its first Big Ten tourney title and earned the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.
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After the game, the Big Ten released the all-tournament team, headlined by Purdue catcher Kevin Plawecki, the Most Outstanding Player.