The Nebraska baseball team (28-16, 8-7 Big Ten) gets back to the Big Ten schedule this weekend after hosting CSU Bakersfield in non-conference play last weekend at Hawks Field. The Huskers, who enter the week 8-7 in the Big Ten, and are tied for fourth in conference standing with Michigan State, Illinois and Penn State, and have a chance to move into second place in the conference this weekend, as Indiana is tied with Minnesota for second in the league with a 9-6 record.
Saturday’s series opener marks the first game between the two programs since 1906, when the Huskers made the trip to Bloomington. Overall, the teams have met five times, with all five games held in Bloomington and the Huskers hold a 3-2 advantage in the all-time series. The series started in 1899, with games following in 1900, 1901, 1905 and 1906.