The Nebraska baseball team heads to Illinois this weekend for a three game series with the Fighting Illini. The Huskers have won six in a row and are 11-4 this season. As Big Ten teams play their conference only schedules, Nebraska is currently tied with Indiana for most wins at 11 and are just percentage points behind Indiana and Michigan (10-3) in the league standings. During their six game win streak, the Huskers are averaging 10.3 runs per game. Head coach Will Bolt met with the media Wednesday for his weekly press conference and he talked about the “versatility” they are trying to create in their hitting approach.
Nebraska faces Illinois for three games this weekend. Illinois is off to a 7-8 start this season and have lost their last two. The series opens Friday night at 6 p.m. Saturday’s game is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. with the series finale scheduled for noon on Easter Sunday. All three games of the series will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM with coverage on the Huskers Sports Network beginning a half hour before game time.