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Tuesday's Schedule

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Illinois at Illinois State, 5 p.m.
Western Illinois at Iowa, 7:30 p.m.
North Dakota State at Minnesota, 4 p.m., BTDN
Kansas State at Nebraska, 7:30 p.m., BTN
Ohio State at West Virginia, 6 p.m.
Butler at Purdue, 5 p.m.

All times are ET and schedule subject to change

Sunday's Results

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Michigan 4, Illinois 2
The University of Michigan baseball team picked up a road series win in Big Ten play after defeating Illinois, 4-2, Sunday afternoon at Illinois Field. The Wolverines plated a run in both the eighth and ninth innings to break a 2-all tie with the Fighting Illini. Maezes, Glines, Martin and freshman Carmen Benedetti had two hits apiece for the Maize and Blue. Maezes also scored a pair of runs. Adcock picked up the win in relief, striking out a pair in two innings. Cronenworth allowed a hit in the eighth, but picked off the runner at first, one of four pickoffs on the day. Fifth-year senior Logan McAnallen scattered seven hits and allowed a run with two strikeouts in a five-inning start. RECAP

Nebraska 3, Minnesota 2 (10)
A two-out RBI single by Steven Reveles in the top of the 10th inning and a perfect bottom of the 10th from closer Josh Roeder secured a 3-2 win and a series sweep of the Minnesota Golden Gophers by the Nebraska baseball team on Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field. With their second straight conference sweep, the Huskers are 7-2 in league play and have swept consecutive conference series for the first time since 2006. The Huskers are also 10-1 against the Gophers since joining the Big Ten Conference, including a pair of conference series sweeps. Sophomore Austin Christensen picked up his first career win after throwing a scoreless ninth inning, while Roeder picked up his second save of the weekend and his seventh of the season. The Huskers are now 2-0 on the year in extra-inning games, while the Gophers fell to 4-1. RECAP

Ohio State 12, Penn State 6
Behind two home runs and four runs batted in from Josh Dezse, the Ohio State baseball team picked up a 12-6 win over Penn State to win its series against the Nittany Lions Sunday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 21-15, 4-8 in the Big Ten, while the Nittany Lions drop to 17-16, 5-3 in conference play. "When the wind's blowing, it really helps the mentality of the hitters and gets them going," Ohio State head coach Greg Beals said. "It was good to see us pitch well out of the bullpen and hit well up and down the lineup to get this win to take the series." RECAP

Non-Conference Results
Morehead State 8, Indiana 7

Saturday's Results

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Michigan 17, Illinois 9
The University of Michigan baseball team recorded season highs in both runs (17) and hits (23) and scored in seven innings in a 17-9 win at Illinois Saturday afternoon at Illinois Field. There were plenty of offensive stars for the Wolverines. Senior Cole Martin and freshman Johnny Slater had four hits apiece. Martin scored three runs, while Slater drove in a pair. Sophomore Jacob Cronenworth belted his first two home runs of the season and was 3-for-5 with three runs batted in and three runs scored. Freshman Carmen Benedetti was 3-for-4 with three doubles and four RBI. Junior Jackson Glines and junior Kyle Jusick had three hits apiece, with Jusick scoring four runs. RECAP

Nebraska 5, Minnesota 2
Nebraska senior Christian DeLeon went the distance for the second straight week on Saturday afternoon in a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers, securing a series win for the Huskers. Following a complete game against the Ohio State Buckeyes last weekend in Lincoln, DeLeon became the first Husker pitcher to notch consecutive complete games since Erik Bird threw back-to-back complete games against New Mexico and Baylor during the 2009 season. DeLeon allowed four hits on the afternoon, with only two coming after the second inning. The Richmond, Texas, native gave up a two-out solo home run to Bobby Juan in the second and then didn't allow another hit until Jordan Smith hit a one-out double in the ninth. DeLeon retired the Gophers in order in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth innings. RECAP

Michigan State 7, Purdue 6 (Game 1); Michigan State 2, Purdue 1 (Game 2)
The Michigan State baseball team won a pair of one-run games, 7-6 and 2-1, to sweep a doubleheader from Purdue on Saturday afternoon at McLane Baseball Stadium. With the victories, MSU took two of three games from the Boilermakers on the weekend, improving to 20-13 overall and 5-4 in the Big Ten. The Spartans rode starting pitcher Cam Vieaux to a win in game two as the redshirt freshman tossed his first-career complete game, limiting the Boilermakers to just five hits. Vieaux finished with six strikeouts and no walks as he picked up his fifth win of the season. RECAP

Iowa 8, Northwestern 1 (Game 1); Iowa 5, Northwestern 0 (Game 2)
The University of Iowa baseball team swept a Saturday doubleheader at Northwestern to win its second Big Ten series of the season. The Hawkeyes pounded out 22 hits in the two games, posting an 8-1 victory in the opener before shutting out the Wildcats, 5-0, in the night cap. "It was a big doubleheader sweep today, and I couldn't be happier with how our guys bounced back after the tough loss last night," said UI head coach Rick Heller. "The guys were locked and played hard all day, a solid 18 innings and didn't commit an error." RECAP

Ohio State 7, Penn State 0
Greg Greve tossed a complete-game, four-hit shutout as the Ohio State baseball team topped Penn State 7-0 Saturday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 20-15, 3-8 in the Big Ten, while the Nittany Lions drop to 17-15, 5-2 in conference play. "This was very important for us after losing seven-straight conference games," Ohio State head coach Greg Beals said. "We need to get back in good ways and Greve, our senior co-captain, grabbed the bull by the horns and shut them out. It's just what our ball club needed today." RECAP

Non-Conference Results
Indiana 11, Morehead State 3

Friday's Results

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Illinois 1, Michigan 0
Starter Drasen Johnson and closer Tyler Jay combined for a 1-0 shutout against Michigan on Friday night at Illinois Field, extending Illinois' season-long winning streak to six and scoreless innings streak to 25. UI only needed one run to win for the second straight game, marking just the second time that has happened in school history. The Illini pitched back-to-back 1-0 shutouts for the first time since May 16, 1969, which was the only other time it has been done. Johnson shined on the mound by throwing seven scoreless frames with only four hits and one walk for the second start in a row. After matching a career-high 10 strikeouts in his last outing, he finished with three punch outs against the Wolverines, as he improved to 4-4 on the season. RECAP

Nebraska 8, Minnesota 6
The Nebraska baseball team (21-14, 5-2 Big Ten) jumped out to a 5-0 lead through two innings on Friday afternoon at Siebert Field, but needed a pair of runs in the top of the ninth to post a 8-6 win in its series opener against the Minnesota Golden Gophers (17-12, 5-5 Big Ten). The Huskers did their damage with two outs all afternoon, scoring all eight of their runs with two down. Nebraska's 13 hits on the day marked the 21st time in 35 games that the Huskers have notched double-digit hits, with 10 of the hits coming with two outs. RECAP

Purdue 5, Michigan State 3 (11)
Michael Mullen drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the 11th inning and Purdue baseball turned three inning-ending double plays to outlast Michigan State, 5-3, in the opener of a three-game Big Ten series Friday afternoon. The Boilermakers (7-22, 3-4 Big Ten) snapped a five-game losing streak in extra-inning affairs dating back to May of last season. It was Purdue's first extra-inning win since March 2013 at Penn State. Jordan Minch worked 7 1/3 innings of three-run ball, striking out five and issuing just one walk. He has pitched into the eighth inning in each of his first three Big Ten starts this season. RECAP

Northwestern 14, Iowa 13
Northwestern scored 11 unanswered runs from the seventh inning on, Friday afternoon, to claw all the way back from a 10-run deficit and topple the Iowa Hawkeyes at Rocky Miller Park in thrilling fashion, 14-13. The game featured a combined 27 runs on 36 hits, both high marks in Big Ten games this season. The top five hitters in head coach Paul Stevens' lineup combined to produce 11 of the team's 16 hits, batting .478 as a group on the day. Led by Dauch, the quintet also scored 10 of the squad's 14 runs. RECAP

Penn State 5, Ohio State 4
The Penn State Nittany Lions (17-14, 5-1 Big Ten) turned in a gritty performance to escape Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium on Friday night with a hard-fought 5-4 win over Ohio State (19-15, 2-8 Big Ten). The win improves Penn State's Big Ten record to 5-1 on the season, its best start since the program went 6-1 during the 2001 season to begin league play. The victory keeps the Blue and White undefeated in Big Ten series openers in 2014, as the squad is now 3-0 with wins over Northwestern, Purdue and now Ohio State. The win is also the program's first in Columbus since the team won 14-6 on April 25, 2010. For the second-straight game this week the Nittany Lions got production all through the batting order, as eight of the team's nine starters recorded at least one hit in the contest to combine for 12 base knocks. RECAP

Non-Conference Results
Indiana 13, Morehead State 1

Weekend Schedule

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Purdue at Michigan State
Game 1 - Friday, 3 p.m. (Minch, 1-5, 5.29 vs. VanVossen, 5-1, 2.38)
Game 2 - Saturday, 1 p.m. (Downs, 1-4, 4.68 vs. Alleman, 4-1, 2.39)
Game 3 - Sunday, 1 p.m. (TBA vs. Vieaux, 4-2, 1.80)

Iowa at Northwestern
Game 1 - Friday, 4 p.m., BTDN (Mathews, 3-2, 2.55 vs. Mason, 1-2, 4.29)
Game 2 - Saturday, 2 p.m., BTDN (Kuebel, 3-3, 6.02 vs. Magallones, 0-4, 4.50)
Game 3 - Sunday, 2 p.m., BTDN (Peyton, 3-0, 4.84 vs. TBA)

Nebraska at Minnesota
Game 1 - Friday, 4 p.m., BTDN (Sinclair, 5-1, 1.05 vs. Crawford, 3-1, 3.51)
Game 2 - Saturday, 3 p.m. (DeLeon, 3-2, 2.84 vs. Jess, 0-5, 4.78)
Game 3 - Sunday, 3 p.m., BTN (Bummer, 4-2, 4.24 vs. Meyer, 3-2, 2.65)

Penn State at Ohio State
Game 1 - Friday, 6:30 p.m., BTDN (Dunn, 1-0, 0.47 vs. Tully, 3-1, 1.91)
Game 2 - Saturday, 4 p.m. (Jann, 1-4, 3.67 vs. Greve, 3-2, 4.53)
Game 3 - Sunday, 1 p.m., BTDN (Hedge 2-3, 5.95 vs. TBA)

Michigan at Illinois
Game 1 - Friday, 7 p.m. (Hill, 2-3, 3.64 vs. Johnson, 3-4, 2.74)
Game 2 - Saturday, 4 p.m. (Szkutnik, 0-4, 2.83 vs. Castellanos, 3-1, 3.18)
Game 3 - Sunday, 2 p.m. (TBA vs. Kravetz, 3-1, 3.06)

Non-Conference Schedule
Morehead State at Indiana
Game 1 - Friday, 7 p.m. (Humphreys, 2-1, 6.75 vs. DeNato, 6-1, 2.49)
Game 2 - Saturday, 2 p.m. (Anderson, 1-4, 5.14 vs. Morris, 1-2, 2.27)
Game 3 - Sunday, 1 p.m. (Sligh, 0-3, 11.14 vs. Coursen-Carr, 2-2, 3.03)

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Two Hoosier baseball standouts were named among the midseason list for the 2014 Golden Spikes Award, given annually to the sport's top amateur player. Junior catcher Kyle Schwarber and Junior infielder Sam Travis are among the midseason list, which will be trimmed to 30 in early May. The duo has helped Indiana to an 8-1 start in conference play and first place in the standings.

Wednesday's Results

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Indiana 8, Indiana State 4
Iowa 12, Kansas 7
Notre Dame 9, Michigan 1
Michigan State 11, Western Michigan 3
Kansas State 10, Nebraska 6
Dayton 8, Ohio State 5
South Dakota State 13, Minnesota 4

Wednesday's Schedule

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Indiana State at Indiana, 6 p.m., BTDN
Kansas at Iowa, 4 p.m.
Michigan at Notre Dame, 7 p.m.
Western Michigan at Michigan State, 3 p.m.
Minnesota at South Dakota State, 4 p.m.
Kansas State at Nebraska, 6 p.m.
Dayton at Ohio State, 6:30 p.m.

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Tuesday's Results

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Iowa 5, Kansas 3
Central Michigan 10, Michigan State 1
Nebraska 4, Creighton 2
Northwestern 12, Valparaiso 5
Ohio State 8, Eastern Michigan 1
Penn State 8, West Virginia 4
Louisville 3, Purdue 1 (10)

Tuesday's Schedule

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Illinois at Eastern Illinois, 7 p.m.
Evansville at Indiana, 6 p.m.
Kansas at Iowa, 7 p.m., BTDN
Central Michigan at Michigan State, 3 p.m.
Nebraska at Creighton, 7:30 p.m.
Valparaiso at Northwestern, 4 p.m., BTDN
Eastern Michigan at Ohio State, 6:30 p.m.
West Virginia at Penn State, 6:30 p.m.
Louisville at Purdue, 5 p.m., BTDN

All times are ET and schedule subject to change