B1G Baseball weekly roundup

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Nebraska senior left-hander Kyle Kubat led Husker pitchers in a dominant weekend sweep of Texas

Well wasn’t that a weekend.

The college baseball world saw a dominant performance from Nebraska, Husker pitchers stymieing former rival Texas, with a weekend sweep propelling Nebraska into polls across the board. Iowa ended a 25-year ranking drought, breaking into a poll after sweep two-time reigning champion Indiana, sending shockwaves across the Big Ten. Ohio State senior left-hander Ryan Riga set a school record, running a scoreless inning streak to 29 innings after a shutout at Rutgers. Michigan got back on track with a weekend win against Erik Bakich’s former club.

With the stage set for big weekend series in Bloomington and College Park, here’s a roundup on all things Big Ten at the moment.

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B1G Baseball week 7 top prospect report

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The college season at its midpoint, several top Big Ten draft prospects are continuing strong seasons.

Both on the mound and at the plate, seniors across the Big Ten are proving they’ll may be a valuable commodities for professional clubs, showing an ability to perform at a high level and be a candidate to enter the professional ranks as a senior sign.

Those elder statesmen highlight this week’s roundup of the weekend performances from the conference’s top prospects.

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B1G Baseball week 6 top prospect report

Ohio State sophomore outfielder Ronnie Dawson picked up a home run and swiped four bags against Michigan State.

Ohio State sophomore outfielder Ronnie Dawson picked up a home run and swiped four bags against Michigan State.

Burke Granger provides his latest look at how the Big Ten’s top prospect performed over the weekend, the first of conference play. Highlights include 2016 prospect Ronnie Dawson showing a blend of power and speed for Ohio State. Illinois junior left-hander Kevin Duchene continued his dominant season while Illini southpaw closer Tyler Jay was roughed up for the first time this season. A pair of strong senior sign bats in Jackson Glines and Kyle Ruchim carried the torch offensively for Michigan and Northwestern, respectively.

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B1G Baseball weekend preview March 20-22

 

Conference play begins this weekend with five Big Ten series.

Conference play begins this weekend with five Big Ten series.

Conference play is here. With five Big Ten series on tap, here’s the start of the race for a conference championship.

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B1G Baseball week four top prospect review

Tyler Jay's live left-arm picked up two weekend decisions. (Illini Athletics)

Tyler Jay’s lively left arm picked up two weekend decisions. (Illinois Athletics)

A statistical roundup of the performances from the Big Ten’s top prospects.

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