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Rutgers baseball pounded Lafayette 23-3 on Tuesday. Photo: Rutgers Athletics.

The Rutgers baseball team will be the number two seed when the Big Ten Tournament opens up on Wednesday. The Scarlet Knights (41-14)  will face Purdue (29-19) at 2 p.m. from Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska.

Rutgers set a program record for wins in a season with 41, and led the Big Ten in hits (656), doubles (139) RBI (488), and runs scored (532).

Should RU defeat Purdue on Wednesday afternoon they will face the winner of the 3 vs. 6 match-up between Iowa and Penn State. That game would take place on Thursday night at 6 p.m.