What to know about the NCAA Tournament


Selection Monday sits only four weeks away. The college baseball season is entering its final turn and  more and more thoughts on the NCAA Tournament come to mind.

While some may project the tournament field, disect which teams will be in and which won’t, we’re not ones to speculate. Instead, we hope value is found in giving insight into the process.

We may not be able to calm the nerves of Husker fans, worried their team will be looking in at the field of 64 from the outside nor answer whether or not the Illini will receive a nation seed, but here’s a lot at how ultimately those fates will be decided.

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B1G Baseball April 24-26 weekend recap


After a three-game sweep in State College, Illinois ran the nation’s best winning-streak to 17 games.

Probably not a bad time to get back to writing on Big Ten baseball.

Quite the weekend unfolded in the conference. Mother Nature tried to wreak havoc, forcing five of the six series to include a┬ádoubleheader, but all games were played. In the end, the conference’s top four teams held serve, maintain their spots in the standings with weekend sweeps, while the battle for the final spot in the Big Ten Tournament is becoming quite the fight.

Here’s a recap of the action in April’s final weekend.

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