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Nebraska vs Arkansas & NCAA Baseball Open Thread

Jon Johnston

Nebraska managed to make the comeback last night against Northeastern and so set up a big showdown tonight against the No. 1 seed Arkansas Razorbacks. Those fans can call the hogs all they want, but you can bet any pig sooie won’t be served up without a fight from some high-quality, corn fed Huskers led by a Bolt!

Saturday, June 5 (8 PM)

Starting Pitcher: RHP Chance Hroch vs Some guy From Arkansas

TV: None

Streaming: ESPN3

Radio: Husker Sports Network

Records: Arkansas 47-10; Nebraska 32-12

Last 10: Arkansas 9-1; Nebraska 9-1

Streaks: Arkansas won 9; Nebraska won 2

Coaches: Arkansas: Dave Van Horn - 747-399 in 19th season at Arkansas and 1,067-558 in 27th season overall in Division I
Nebraska: Will Bolt - 39-20 in second season at Nebraska and overall.

Overall series: Nebraska leads 11-10

Last Meeting: Arkansas defeated Nebraska 15-5 on March 4, 2017, in Frisco, Texas.

Team Comparisons:

  • ERA: Arkansas 3.86; Nebraska 3.82
  • Earned Runs Per Game: Arkansas 7.61; Nebraska 5.89
  • Batting Average: Arkansas .274; Nebraska .278
  • Opponent Batting Average: Arkansas .226; Nebraska .242
  • Slugging Percentage: Arkansas .488; Nebraska .440
  • On-Base Percentage: Arkansas .392; Nebraska .381
  • Fielding Percentage: Arkansas .980; Nebraska .982

Why I Love Chance Hroch

Rest of the Big Ten

Maryland fell yesterday but rebounded with a shutout today.

The Wolverines dropped two straight, including today to the Central Michigan Chippewas and are heading back to Ann Arbor.