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Big Ten Coaches Pick Indiana To Win Conference Baseball Title

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The Big Ten's baseball coaches picked Indiana to win the conference title, followed by Nebraska, Michigan State, followed by Ohio State, Minnesota, and Illinois. Each coach nominates three "players to watch" from their teams - that list is included.

The Big Ten baseball coaches, clearly not listening to our advice, chose Indiana to win the conference this season. Nebraska was picked to finish second. The top six are as follows:

2013 BIG TEN BASEBALL PRESEASON POLL (top six teams)

1. Indiana

2. Nebraska

3. Michigan State

4. Ohio State

5. Minnesota

6. Illinois

Big Ten coaches typically nominate three players from their teams as "Players To Watch". That list is below.

2013 BIG TEN BASEBALL PLAYERS TO WATCH

Kevin Johnson, Sr., SP, Illinois

Jordan Parr, Jr., OF, Illinois

Justin Parr, Sr., OF, Illinois

Joey DeNato, Jr., SP, Indiana

Kyle Schwarber, So., C/OF/DH, Indiana

Sam Travis, So., 1B/OF, Indiana

Sasha Kuebel, So., SP, Iowa

Dan Sheppard, Sr., C, Iowa

Jake Yacinich, So., SS, Iowa

Ben Ballantine, Sr., SP, Michigan

Patrick Biondi, Sr., OF, Michigan

Michael O'Neill, Jr., OF, Michigan

Jordan Keur, Sr., LF, Michigan State

David Garner, Jr., SP, Michigan State

Andrew Waszak, Sr., SP, Michigan State

Andy Henkemeyer, Sr., OF, Minnesota

Dan Olinger, Jr., 1B, Minnesota

Tom Windle, Jr., SP, Minnesota

Brandon Pierce, Jr., SP, Nebraska

Michael Pritchard, Jr., OF/DH, Nebraska

Dylan Vogt, Sr., RP, Nebraska

Luke Farrell, Sr., SP, Northwestern

Zach Morton, Sr., SP/UT, Northwestern

Trevor Stevens, Sr., SS, Northwestern

Josh Dezse, Jr., 1B/DH/RP, Ohio State

Brad Goldberg, Sr., SP, Ohio State

Jaron Long, Jr., SP, Ohio State

Steve Hill, Sr., SP, Penn State

Steve Snyder, Jr., CF, Penn State

David Walkling, Sr., SP, Penn State

Sean McHugh, Jr., 3B/C, Purdue

Brad Schreiber, Jr., SP, Purdue

Kyle Wood, Fr., SP/OF/1B, Purdue