The Cowboys lost 8-4 after allowing a seven-run fourth inning. OSU, 18-9 overall, center fielder Trevor Boone hit a solo home run and right fielder Cade Cabbiness hit a two-run home run against the Bears, 13-16. Starter Logan Gragg earned his second loss after allowing a run in two innings. Then, lefty Mitchell Stone allowed seven runs in the fourth inning after a shutout third.
OSU will host the West Virginia Mountaineers, 16-11, for a three-game weekend series starting on Friday at 6:05 p.m.