Apparently moving Johnny Dorn from Sunday to Saturday is the key to this team succeeding. Tony Watson threw a brilliant game on Friday, striking out 12 Cowboys and allowing two runs, while Dorn struck out eight with two runs. Matt Foust also struck out four in relief today.
Oklahoma State has won their last eight consecutive Big 12 conference series dating back to last season. They're now on the verge of being swept -- which hasn't happened since exactly one year ago at Baylor.
Keep in mind, Oklahoma State is a team that came into this series at the top of the Big 12, largely due to their excellent offense. The Cowboys were hitting .354 as a team, with six starters over .371 on the season. The Huskers held an offense that had been scoring nearly 10 runs a game to only two. That's very impressive.
Nebraska closes out the series on Easter Sunday at 1:05 p.m. CDT. Andrew Oliver (5-0, 4.85 ERA, 29 K, 29.2 IP), a freshman southpaw, will take the mound for the Cowboys. While Nebraska's starter hasn't been announced, it's likely that Drew Bowman (4-1, 3.82 ERA, 26 K, 33.0 IP) will get the ball.
Nebraska will go for their first Big 12 sweep since beating Texas Tech in three games at the end of last April.