April 17, 2012
Big Ten Baseball Weekly Release - April 17, 2012
Big Ten baseball continues this weekend with five conference series and one non-conference set, as Indiana hosts Georgia Southern. Ten games this week are scheduled to be broadcast by BTN or streamed live on BTN.com.
Click the link at the top of the story for this week’s complete schedule, including broadcast information, standings and results.
Purdue enters the week with a 2.5-game lead in the Big Ten standings at 10-2, ahead of second-place Minnesota (6-3), third-place Nebraska (7-5), fourth-place Michigan State (5-4), and Indiana and Ohio State who are tied for fifth at 6-6.
The Boilermakers are also ranked in each of the national polls, rated as high as No. 16 by Baseball America. Purdue is rated No. 10 in the NCAA RPI, followed by No. 39 Ohio State, No. 68 Michigan State, No. 71 Nebraska and No. 78 Illinois.
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