Wildcats Sweep Huskers

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Kansas State became the latest team to beat up on Nebraska pitching, banging out 27 hits and scoring a combined 24 runs in a doubleheader sweep Friday.

The Wildcats (23-8, 4-4) broke a three-game losing streak with their 15-1 and 9-3 wins.

Nebraska (16-13-1, 4-7) has lost four straight and five of its last six in Big 12 play. Cornhusker pitchers have allowed 67 runs in the last six conference games.

Justin Bloxom went 4-for-6 and drove in three runs in the opener. The Wildcats strung together four straight singles to start a five-run first inning against Jordan Roualdes (4-2), who was knocked out after allowing eight runs on 10 hits in four innings.

Lance Hoge (4-2) held the Huskers to one run on five hits in six innings, and James Allen finished for his fourth save.

Nick Martini went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in the second game and A.J. Morris scattered seven hits and three runs in 7 2-3 innings of the second game. Eric Rose (1-2) took the loss.

Courtesy: Associated Press