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Big Ten Recap for April 11th

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BrianDeLuciaOhioState IOWA def. ILLINOIS, 4-2
Recap and Box Score
Iowa won its Big Ten-opening series with a 4-2 victory in the rubber match on Sunday. Hawkeyes sophomore Phil Schreiber pitched a career-high eight innings, giving up one earned run on five hits with three strikeouts. Kevin Lee picked up his sixth save, retiring the side in order in the ninth. Zach McCool and Phil Keppler led the Iowa offense, each with two hits, one run and an RBI. Craig Lutes and Thomas Shelton had two hits each for the Illini, while Lutes scored a run and Shelton drove one in. Lee Zerrusen was tagged with the loss.

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Big Ten Recap for April 10th

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IowaPhoto IOWA def. ILLINOIS, 6-4
Recap and Box Score
Hawkeye right-hander Nick Brown pitched a season-high eight innings to lead Iowa to a 6-4 win over Illinois on Saturday. Brown scattered six hits for three runs with two strikeouts to pick up his second win of the year. Kevin Lee picked up his fifth save of the season. Mike McQuillan led the Hawkeye offense with two hits, including a double, and a pair of RBI. Willie Argo hit his second homer of the year for the Illini, a three-run shot in the third. Kevin Johnson was tagged with the loss.

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Big Ten Recap for April 9th

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ILLINOIS def. IOWA, 9-8
Recap and Box Score
A three-run eighth capped an Illinois comeback on Friday night as the Fighting Illini took Game 1 of the series, 9-8, retaining a share of first place in the Big Ten. Casey McMurray led the Illinois offense, going 4-for-6 with three RBI and a run scored. Brian de la Torriente picked up the win in relief, while Bryan Roberts converted on his fourth consecutive save opportunity with two shutout innings. Michael Jacobs was tagged with the loss in relief, coming on for Jarred Hippen, who scattered five earned runs on 10 hits in six innings with seven strikeouts. Ryan Durant led the Hawkeyes at the plate, going 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run.

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Southland Conference Recap for 03-12-10

TexasState Here is your SLC recap for 03-12-10

Texas State 20 Penn State 6

Texas State scored in all but two innings, rapped out 15 hits and capitalized on as many walks issued by Penn State’s pitching staff, all leading to a 20-6 rout of the Nittany Lions Friday night at Bobcat Field.

Texas State (6-6) is set to take the series with tonight’s win, while Penn State (4-6) falls in their fifth-straight game with the loss.

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Big Ten Players of the Week (March 8th)

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

ZackHurleyOhioState PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Zach Hurley, Ohio State

Sr., LF, Springboro, Ohio/Springboro

Hurley led the Buckeyes to a 3-1 record last weekend with wins over Duquesne, St. Louis and Fairleigh Dickinson. The senior hit .571 over four games, reaching base at a .609 clip and slugging at a 1.048 rate for an OPS of 1.657. The left-fielder recorded multiple hits in every game, including a 5-for-5 performance on Sunday against the Knights. Hurley also scored six runs and drove in seven over the weekend, recording seven extra-base hits with five doubles, a triple and a home run, coming a single shy of the cycle in Game 1 against the Billikens on Saturday. The weekly honor is the first of Hurley’s career and the second for a Buckeye position player this season.

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2010 Big Ten Baseball Television Schedule

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BigTenNetworkLogo CHICAGO – The Big Ten Network has nearly doubled its coverage plans for the Big Ten’s baseball and softball seasons. The network will produce at least 102 baseball and softball games for the Big Ten Network or www.BigTenNetwork.com this spring.

The network will nationally televise up to 33 Big Ten baseball games, including the entire Big Ten Baseball Tournament, and stream an additional 20 games for www.BigTenNetwork.com. Twenty Two Big Ten softball games will be televised this spring, plus an additional 29 games for the internet. A selected number of streamed games will be televised on delay through the network’s Student U initiative.

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Columbus set to host Big 10 Tourney through 2012 Season

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Indiana2009BigTenTitle Park Ridge, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference, Huntington Park and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission announced today that Columbus, Ohio, will be home to the Big Ten Baseball Tournament for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons. The Big Ten played its first neutral-site tournament since 1994 at Columbus’ Huntington Park in 2009 and will return to the ballpark in 2011 and 2012. Due to a facility conflict, the 2010 tournament will be held at Ohio State’s Bill Davis Stadium.

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Former Northwestern coach George McKinnon Passes Away

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GeorgeMcKinnonNU EVANSTON, Ill. – George McKinnon, a 1940 graduate of Northwestern University and the Wildcat head baseball coach for 20 seasons, passed away Monday at the age of 90.

McKinnon served as the head coach of the NU baseball program from 1962-81 and compiled a 304-391-6 record over that span. At the time of his retirement following the 1981 season, he was the school’s winningest coach in any sport.

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Northwestern releases 2010 Schedule

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JoeMuraskiNorthwestern EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern head coach Paul Stevens today (Dec. 7) announced the Wildcats’ 2010 schedule, featuring a doubleheader against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

After playing games at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (Minnesota Twins) and U.S. Cellular Field (Chicago White Sox) last season, the Wildcats can add a visit to another Major League ballpark to their resume. The twinbill against UWM will be played April 28 following a 12:10 p.m. game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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