Big Ten Baseball Weekly Release - April 1
April 1, 2014
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Entering the third weekend of conference action, Penn State holds a 2-0 mark and is atop the standings, with Indiana second at 5-1 and Illinois third with a 2-1 ledger. Last weekend, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State and Penn State each earned wins in their respective series.
This week, 13 matchups will be streamed by BTDN or televised by BTN, including a doubleheader on Sunday. Numerous Big Ten teams and student-athletes rank among the NCAA's statistical leaders; a listing can be found on the Big Ten Baseball Blog on bigten.org.
Indiana appears in the latest national rankings released by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. The Hoosiers are also the conference's top rated squad in the RPI, debuting at No. 16 in the official NCAA standings.