Top 15 series in ’15 III

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Michigan’s Ray Fisher Stadium will host Oklahoma State to close out the 2015 regular season

As snow has blanketed much of the Midwest this week, it’s vital we have something to look forward to in order to maintain our sanity. Thankfully, a review of each Big Ten Conference team’s schedule indicates that there are many bright spots on the horizon. We’ve highlighted those bright spots here in our look the top 15 series of 2015. In narrowing down 15 series of focus, we considered the success of the program, both recent and historical, as well as any noteworthy prospects on either team.

Our series concludes with a look at five series over the final two months of the season where teams mighty teams from the west take to the Midwest.

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Marquee midweek matchups

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The Buckeyes will look to grab bragging rights in a showdown against in-state power Kent State.

 

As the top 15 series in 2015 rundown is shows, there is quite a collection of quality series on tap for Big Ten programs in the upcoming season. The quantity of quality series is so vast the list doesn’t include trips to UNLV for Nebraska and Northwestern, series at Kansas for Iowa and Michigan, Rutgers taking on Tennessee or Purdue matching up against Oklahoma.

Just as there is depth in from top to bottom in weekend series, a look at conference schedules shows there will also be a few interesting midweek contests.

Here’s a look at the ten most intriguing.

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Top 15 series in ’15 II

Expected a packed Hawks Field March 27-29 when former conference rivals Texas returns to Lincoln

Expect a packed Hawks Field March 27-29 when former conference rivals Texas returns to Lincoln

As snow has blanketed much of the Midwest this week, it’s vital we have something to look forward to in order to maintain our sanity.  Thankfully, a review of each Big Ten Conference team’s schedule indicates that there are many bright spots on the horizon.  We’ve highlighted those bright spots here in our look the top 15 series of 2015.  In narrowing down 15 series of focus, we considered the success of the program, both recent and historical, as well as any noteworthy prospects on either team.

Part two takes a look at a quintet of meaningful series throughout March, highlighted by three opponents who advanced at least to the super regional round of last year’s NCAA Tournament.

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Recruiting wrap

 

Another Michigan 2016 pitcher committed to play his college baseball in East Lansing

Another Michigan 2016 pitcher committed to play his college baseball in East Lansing

A trio of high school pitchers have pledged to join a Big Ten program in two years. Recapping commitments of the last week plus, Maryland and Michigan State continue a hot November while Purdue picks up an in-state talent.

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Top 15 series in ’15 I

Indiana will open the season at Stanford, looking to avenge their season-ending defeat to the Cardinal.

As snow has blanketed much of the Midwest this week, it’s vital we have something to look forward to in order to maintain our sanity.  Thankfully, a review of each Big Ten Conference team’s schedule indicates that there are many bright spots on the horizon.  We’ve highlighted those bright spots here in our look the top 15 series of 2015.  In narrowing down 15 series of focus, we considered the success of the program, both recent and historical, as well as any noteworthy prospects on either team.

In part one we focus on five series in February, a buffet of meaty non-conference clashes where implications may carry all the way to Selection Monday.

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