Huskers Host Illinois in Big Ten Home Opener

The Nebraska baseball team faces Illinois in its Big Ten home opener Friday night at Haymarket Park.

The Huskers have won eight straight and 14 of their last 15 games to move to 17-7 on the season.  NU swept its first conference series last weekend at Purdue.

The Fighting Illini are 10-12 overall, but took two of three home games from Penn State last weekend.

You can hear Friday night’s game, as well as the games Saturday and Sunday, on News Talk 900 KJSK.  Friday’s first pitch is at 6:35pm, with the pre-game show starting a few minutes after 6pm.