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Baseball: Game Times, Starters, TV/Radio/Streaming Options As Huskers Host Penn State

Nebraska and Penn State will meet on the diamond this weekend for their first ever regular season matchup.


After a postponement and a victory over Nebraska-Omaha on Wednesday, the Nebraska Baseball team (29-17 overall, 10-5 B1G) play host to the Penn St. Nittany Lions (17-23 overall, 5-9 B1G) for their first regular season matchup for both schools. The teams did meet in the 2012 Big Ten Tournament, with Nebraska owning the lone win.

Friday, May 2 – 6:35 p.m. (CT)

Probable Starters: RHP Sinclair (6-1) vs. LHP Dunn (2-1


Stream: Free Radio ( | Video Stream (BTDN, premium)

Radio: Husker Sports Network

Saturday, May 3 – 2:05 p.m. (CT)

Probable Starters: LHP Bummer (4-3) vs. RHP Jann (1-6)

TV: None

Stream: Free Radio ( | Video Stream (BTDN, premium)

Radio: Husker Sports Network

Sunday, May 4 – 11:05 (CT)

Probable Starters: TBA vs. TBA

TV: None

Stream: Free Radio ( | Video Stream (BTDN, premium)

Radio: Husker Sports Network

On the Radio this Week

Fans across Nebraska and around the world can listen to Greg Sharpe and Lane Grindle call all of the action on the Husker Sports Network - including KLIN 1400 AM and 94.5 FM in Lincoln - and live on the Internet at or the Official Husker App.

TV Coverage this Week

Friday’s series opener against Penn State will be carried statewide on NET. (For those that expect to be able to log into NETNebraska's web site to watch the stream, it is not scheduled to be streamed. The only baseball streamed will be Creighton/Seton Hall on Sat.)

Web Streams this Week

Penn State, Friday - BTDN (

Penn State, Saturday - BTDN (

Penn State, Sunday - BTDN (


- Even though the Sunday starter is listed as TBA, put the farm on Kyle Kubat being that starter unless something happens.

Nebraska's RPI heading into the weekend at Warren Nolan's site is 41. Penn State's is 214. A series win needs to be the aim this weekend, if not a full blown sweep. Northwestern had a RPI of 224 a couple weeks ago when they took the series at Hawks Field. With Indiana basically being a lock for the tourney with a RPI of 2, Nebraska needs to keep winning to get the second B1G bid into the NCAA tourney.

- Chance Sinclair is leading the B1G in ERA, at a paltry 1.66. Second place in that category is Cam Vieaux of Michigan State with a 2.06 mark.

- Nebraska is 7-3 over their last 10 games, with a 2.90 ERA. Opponents in that time frame have a 5.74 ERA. Husker bats have hit .310, opponents have hit .275.

- In that 10 game time frame, Michael Pritchard has hit .475 (19/40) with 7 doubles and 10 RBI's. Blake Headley has gone .421 (16/38) with a OBP of .477 and 3 doubles along that time frame.

- Penn State enters this game on a nine game losing streak, with 6 of those games being on the road. Their 2 mid-week games this week were cancelled. The losing streak includes losing 2 of 3 to Ohio State, and sweeps by Minnesota and Illinois.