April 24, 2012
Big Ten Baseball Weekly Release - April 24, 2012
Big Ten baseball continues this weekend with five conference series and one non-conference set. Six games this week are scheduled to be broadcast on BTN or streamed live on BTN.com. Click the link at the top of the story for complete schedule information.
Heading into the sixth week of the conference play, the Big Ten standings remain tight with just 3.5 games separating the second through 10th-place teams. Purdue sits atop the leaderboard with a 12-3 record, owning a 3.5-game lead.
The Boilermakers remain nationally ranked, coming in as high as No. 13 this week. Purdue also leads the Big Ten in the NCAA RPI, currently sitting at No. 8. The Boilermakers are followed by No. 51 Ohio State, No. 57 Illinois, No. 61 Michigan State and No. 66 Nebraska.
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