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ACC Recap for Feb. 26th

Here is your ACC Recap for Feb. 26th.

#8 Florida State 16 Hofstra 3

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Mike McGee has spent the past few weeks tuning up his bat in the cage with assistant coach Mike Martin, Jr. The senior All-American’s performance in Saturday’s 16-3 rout of Hoftrsa left little doubt that he’s hitting on all cylinders.

McGee matched a career-high with six RBI on a 3-for-4 performance, highlighted by his fourth inning grand slam; his first home run of the season. Continue reading ACC Recap for Feb. 26th

ACC Weekend Preview for Feb. 25th-27th (Part 2)

Here is the second part of your ACC Weekend Preview for the weekend of Feb. 25th-Feb.27th. You can check out our preview of the other two series on the weekend which started on Thursday due to Miami and Boston College facing off against MLB squads over the weekend by clicking hereContinue reading ACC Weekend Preview for Feb. 25th-27th (Part 2)

Big 12 Recap (February 20)

Here is the weekend’s final Big 12 recap. The league finished today 9-1, and 27-7 over the weekend. Continue reading Big 12 Recap (February 20)

Big 12 Weekend Preview

The Big 12 opens the week with a promising schedule. Texas Tech hosts a tournament, while Nebraska and Missouri are both participating in tournaments away from home. No. 6 Texas plays host to Maryland, with No. 5 Oklahoma playing host to William and Mary. Most of the other match-ups favor the Big 12 teams, including no. 32 Baylor/Oral Roberts, no. 16 Texas A&M/LeMoyne, Oklahoma State/Bryant and Kansas State/Pacific. Unfortunately, Kansas travels to Fort Worth to take on no. 3 TCU, which won’t be good for the early season record.

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2011 Big Ten Preseason Coaches Poll

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PARK RIDGE, Ill. – After winning the Big Ten’s regular-season and tournament titles last season, Minnesota has been named the conference favorite for 2011, the Big Ten announced on Tuesday. For the first time in conference history, the Big Ten baseball coaches voted on the top six teams and also selected three players from their teams for a Players to Watch list. Also among the top six projected finishers for the season were No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 Indiana, No. 4 Michigan State, No. 5 Iowa and No. 6 Ohio State. Continue reading 2011 Big Ten Preseason Coaches Poll

NCBWA Releases 2011 Stopper of the Year Watch List

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Wichita, Kan. (NCBWA) — Forty-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the seventh annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, as announced by the association Tuesday.
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2011 CBD Season Preview: Big Ten

Heading into the 2010 campaign, everyone was talking about the Ohio State Buckeyes being the class of the Big Ten but they would be talking about the Gophers instead. The Big Ten ended up seeing the first place Minnesota Gophers (15-9) and last place Penn State Nittany Lions (9-15) separated by a measly six games. Michigan ended up finishing second with a 14-10 mark while Iowa and Northwestern finished at 13-11 in a tie for third place. Purdue and Indiana were also tied with a 12-12 mark for fifth place. Michigan State and Ohio State tied for seventh place with a record of 11-13 and Illinois finished in ninth with a 10-14 mark while Penn State rounded out the standings with their 9-15 record. Continue reading 2011 CBD Season Preview: Big Ten

Northwestern releases 2011 Schedule

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EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern head baseball coach Paul Stevens has announced the team’s 2011 schedule released today (Dec. 17). The Wildcats open their slate Feb. 18 at the Red Raider Classic in Lubbock, Texas.

NU ventures to Winston-Salem, N.C., the following weekend to participate in a tournament hosted by Wake Forest before traveling to Evansville, Ind., March 4-6. Continue reading Northwestern releases 2011 Schedule

2010 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results

Major League Baseball held the Rule 5 Draft yesterday during the Winter Meetings. If a player is selected in the Rule 5 draft, they need to be placed on a MLB roster for the next season and if they are put in the minor leagues, they will go back to the previous squad. The system was put into place to eliminate the ability for squads to stockpile young players in their system when other squads would have that player in the major leagues.  Continue reading 2010 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results

CBB Column: 2010 Big Ten Tourney Preview

BigTenLogo By: Jared Kowis, MGoBlog

The Big Ten Tournament begins Wednesday in a winner takes all double-elimination weekend. The winner goes to the NCAA Tournament, the other 5 teams go home.

This season has been by far the craziest Big Ten regular season in quite some time. Just two weeks ago, all 10 teams were within just 2 games of each other. Things shook out over the last week of the season, seeing preseason Omaha dark horse Ohio State dropping completely out of the Big Ten Tournament picture, and perennial bottom dwellers Iowa and Northwestern led some spectacular last week surges to secure their spots.

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