Indiana won the Big Ten Baseball Tournament championship Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 defeat of Nebraska. It is the third tournament title for the Hoosiers and first since 2009. The Hoosiers earn the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
The 2013 NCAA Tournament field will be announced at Noon ET on Monday.
2013 All-Tournament Team
P: Will Coursen-Carr, Indiana
P: Aaron Slegers, Indiana
P: Christian DeLeon, Nebraska
P: Kyle Kubat, Nebraska
C: Kyle Schwarber, Indiana
1B: Sam Travis, Indiana
2B: Pat Kelly, Nebraska
3B: Dustin DeMuth, Indiana
SS: Thomas Lindauer, Illinois
SS: Bryan Peters, Nebraska
OF: Casey Smith, Indiana
OF: Troy Larson, Minnesota
OF: Chad Christensen, Nebraska
DH: Kash Kalkowski, Nebraska
Most Outstanding Player: Sam Travis, Indiana
Additional honorees due to ties.
Nebraska 7, Indiana 6 (11) (Game 10)
Nebraska forced a Game 11 when Tanner Lubach hit a solo home run in the bottom of the 11th inning in a 7-6 walk-off win over No. 1 seed Indiana. In the double elimination tournament, both Nebraska and Indiana have now lost once and will play for the tournament championship and NCAA automatic bid, tomorrow, 12:05 p.m. at Target Field. RECAP
Nebraska 5, Ohio State 0 (Game 9)
Nebraska used a three-run fourth and a two-run eighth to defeat Ohio State, 5-0, today at Target Field. With the win, the Cornhuskers advance to tonight's 7:05 p.m. game and will face the No. 1 seed Indiana. RECAP
Indiana 11, Ohio State 3 (Game 8)
Indiana advanced to the championship round of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament - and kept its hopes alive for securing a national seed in the NCAA tournament - with an 11-3 drubbing of Ohio State on Friday night at Target Field. RECAP
Nebraska 7, Minnesota (Game 7)
Minnesota dropped a 7-4 decision to Nebraska in the Big Ten Baseball Tournament this afternoon at Target Field. The Gophers, who beat Illinois 3-1 earlier in the day, are eliminated from the tournament. RECAP
Minnesota 3, Illinois 1 (Game 6)
Minnesota beat Illinois 3-1 in an elimination game at the Big Ten Baseball Tournament this afternoon at Target Field. The Gophers advance to play Nebraska at 3:35 p.m. this afternoon in another elimination game. RECAP
Game 6 of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament is underway with No. 5 Illinois taking on No. 4 Minnesota in an elimination game. The winner of this game moves on to play No. 3 Nebraska, followed by No. 2 Ohio State versus No. 1 Indiana in the winners bracket. All games will be broadcast live by BTN.
May 23, 2013
Indiana 4, Minnesota 2 (Game 5)
Minnesota fell 4-2 to top-seed Indiana in the second round of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament at Target Field. The loss means that Minnesota will face Illinois at 12:05 p.m. on Friday in an elimination game. The winner of that game will face Nebraska in an elimination game at 3:35 p.m. Minnesota beat Illinois 3-2 to open the tournament on Wednesday afternoon. RECAP
Ohio State 3, Nebraska 2 (Game 4)
Ohio State had a walk off walk to defeat Nebraska, 3-2, today in the fourth game of the Big Ten Tournament. After Ohio State was up, 2-1, Nebraska tied it up in the top of the ninth, only to have the Buckeyes win in the bottom of the ninth on a walk off walk. RECAP
Illinois 3, Michigan 2 (Game 3)
Sophomore John Kravetz worked his way out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning with three straight strikeouts, setting the tone for 7.1 strong innings in No. 5 Illinois' 3-2 win over No. 6 Michigan (29-27). The Illini (34-17) stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament after the bullpen closed out their 10th one-run victory behind two key outs from Drasen Johnson and the seventh save from closer Bryan Roberts. Kravetz improved to 5-2 and matched a career high with seven strikeouts at Target Field. RECAP
Day 2 of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament is underway at Target Field, with No. 5 Illinois taking on No. 6 Michigan. The second game features No. 3 Nebraska against No. 2 Ohio State, followed by No. 4 Minnesota versus No. 1 Indiana.
May 22, 2013
Nebraska 11, Michigan 2 (Game 2)
After dropping a three-game series to Michigan last week at Hawks Field, Nebraska responded with a 11-2 win on Wednesday afternoon over the Wolverines at Target Field. Sophomore Kyle Kubat dealt 70 innings of one-hit ball, while Blake Headley, Pat Kelly and Austin Darby each produced multi-hit days at the plate. RECAP
Minnesota 3, Illinois 2 (Game 1)
Andy Henkemeyer had three hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Ben Meyer improved to 5-4 after pitching four scoreless innings as the Gophers rallied to beat Illinois, 3-2, in the Big Ten Baseball Tournament at Target Field. RECAP
First pitch at the 2013 Big Ten Baseball Tournament is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. CT Wednesday when fifth-seeded Illinois takes on No. 4 Minnesota, followed by No. 6 Michigan facing No. 3 Nebraska. Each game will be broadcast live by BTN. The full schedule and other complete tournament information can be found through the links at the top of the page.