Gamethread: Baseball vs Michigan St. In B1G Tourney, Softball vs Alabama In NCAA Tournament


Both Husker Diamond teams are playing in the postseason this evening. Here's your thread for both!

Lots of postseason play tonight for the Huskers. One team has a Big Ten Baseball Tournament game, the other one is playing in a NCAA Super Regional. Here's what you need to know for both.



Nebraska Cornhuskers (37-18, 18-6 B1G) vs. Michigan State Spartans (30-24, 11-13 B1G)

Starters: Aaron Bummer (6-4, 3.93 ERA) vs. Cam Vieaux (6-4, 3.08 ERA)

Radio: Huskers Sports Network (Gary Sharpe, Lane Grindle, Ben McLaughlin)

Television: Big Ten Network



- Nebraska's 6 run comeback for a victory on Wednesday afternoon was the 3d time in TD Ameritrade Park history that a team has won the game trailing after 8 innings.

- The Huskers are 24-6 since the start of April, including a 9-1 record in the month of May.

- The winner of this game is off till Saturday morning at 9am, where they would play the winner of the 1-1 record game in Bracket B (Indiana's half). The loser of this game will come back to take on Illinois at 3:30 tomorrow afternoon.





Nebraska Cornhuskers (44-16) vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (48-11)

Game 1: 8pm Central, Rhoads Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Radio: Huskers Sports Network

Television: ESPN

Streaming: Watch ESPN


- Last week, the Husker Softball team won a road Regional for only the second time in school history. This is the second straight year with a Super Regional appearance for Nebraska.

- Alabama is the #2 National Seed in the NCAA Tournament.

- Something will have to give this weekend. Nebraska has one of the top away records in D1 Softball (18-4) while Bama is 26-3 at home this season.

- Hailey Decker has 5 HR's this postseason, 4 of them coming Sunday alone as Nebraska needed 2 victories against Missouri in Columbia to advance this far. She also has a 13 game hitting streak heading into tonight's game.

- Decker's 5 HR's is part of 11 total HR's the Huskers have so far this postseason in just 5 games, obliterating the previous school record of 6.


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