Big Ten Diamond News

Some quick news links from around the Big Ten baseball world -Brian from Big Ten Hardball wraps up the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge and chose his All-Weekend Team.  Brandon Wikoff and Dom Altobelli made first team.  Aaron Johnson made honorable mention. -Yes, the Big Ten did reign supreme in the…

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One series left in regular Big Ten play

No game on Sunday between Illinois and Ohio State.  Rain washed away any chance of the Illini to tie Ohio State for the weekend.  As frustrating as that probably is, Ohio State had the momentum after their amazing comeback in Game 2 on Saturday (they scored 10 runs in the…

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Illini’s Aaron Johnson wins it in the 9th; Wikoff honored with Player of the Week Award

Dang, I’m out of town for a game and boy, it sure sounds like it was an exciting one.  Northwestern had the Illini down by a run in the bottom of the ninth when catcher and cleanup hitter Aaron Johnson jacks a two-run shot to win it all 10-9.  Wow!…

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Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! The Illini Crush the ‘Cats

Illinois is playing the Wildcats of Northwestern this weekend, Ryan Snowden No, I’m not wishing for more cold weather. Friday night, leadoff man and leftfielder Ryan Snowden just tied the University of Illinois record for consecutive games with a hit with 23. Nice going, Snow! Meanwhile, the Illini got a…

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