Nebraska opened play in the Big Ten Tournament with a 15-2 loss vs. Ohio State on Tuesday night at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha.

Nebraska (34-20) scored two runs on four hits, while Ohio State (29-24) totaled 15 runs on 15 hits.

Josh Caron went 1-for-2 with a solo homer, while Dylan Carey had a 1-for-3 night with an RBI single. Gabe Swansen and Garrett Anglim recorded a double each for the Husker offense.

Jackson Brockett dropped to 2-2 on the season, surrendering three runs on seven hits in three innings. The southpaw struck out three Buckeyes without issuing a free pass. Bobby Olsen and Caleb Clark combined for one inning in relief.

Tucker Timmerman worked a scoreless inning, while Ty Horn picked up four strikeouts in two hitless innings.

Ohio State took the first lead of the night with a pair of runs behind three hits in the second inning. A solo homer into the Husker bullpen broke the scoreless tie, while a two-out RBI double doubled the advantage to 2-0 through two innings.

A trio of hits in the third added another run for the Buckeyes, while an eight-run frame in the fourth extended the lead to 11.

Nebraska plated its first run of the night with Caron’s solo home run to right-center in the bottom of the fourth.

The Buckeyes tacked on four more runs in the fifth to build the lead to 15-1, while the Huskers scored their second run with Carey’s RBI single to left field.

Horn struck out a pair of Buckeyes in the top of the seventh to pick up his third and fourth strikeouts of the game to preserve the shutout two-inning performance.

NU had a pair of baserunners in the bottom of the seventh after Anglim’s pinch-hit one-out double and a two-out walk to Rhett Stokes, but the Huskers couldn’t cut into the deficit, leading to Ohio State’s 15-2 run-rule win in seven innings on Tuesday night.

Nebraska takes on sixth-seeded Purdue tomorrow in an elimination game tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha. Single-day tickets are available at