IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The 12th-seeded University of Iowa softball team is set to face No. 5 Ohio State on Thursday at 7 p.m. (CT) at the Goodman Diamond in the 2018 Big Ten Tournament in Madison, Wisconsin. The winner will face fourth-seeded Northwestern in the quarterfinals on Friday at 7 p.m.
The Hawkeyes last meeting with the Buckeyes was in a three-game series on April 28-30, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. The Hawkeyes won the series finale, 4-2, but the Buckeyes got the series win with victories in games one and two.
The single-elimination tournament begins Thursday at 11 a.m. (CT). All games of the 2018 Big Ten Tournament will be carried live on Big Ten Network and will be available live via BTN2Go to fans with a BTN subscription through their cable provider. A direct link is on the softball schedule page on hawkeyesports.com.
A complete bracket of the 2018 Big Ten Tournament is attached.