February 13, 2014 Leave a comment
The improvement in the quality of Big Ten baseball is reflected in two fifth-place teams garnering at-large berths to the NCAA Tournament over the last two years. Viewed worthy to participant in the national tournament, Michigan State in 2012 and Illinois is 2013 founding the sledding tough in conference play, even though they had one of the best teams in nation the eye of the tournament’s selection committee.
With more and more teams entering seasons with realistic shots at a conference championship, regional appearance, the quality of players that compose those teams are too improving. The Big Ten enters the 2014 season with six players selected on a preseason all-america team. The conference welcomes two freshman classes viewed as the best in the nation. More standouts are entering the Big Ten and here’s a look at who is expected to be among the best in the conference this year.