Big stakes for final home series

The Nebraska baseball team (26-19, 13-8 Big Ten) concludes its regular season this week with a three-game series against Michigan (37-14, 15-5 Big Ten) at Hawks Field. All three games will be televised on the Big Ten Network.Thursday’s series opener will begin at 7:32 p.m. (CT) and the first 1,000 fans will get an umbrella hat. Friday’s contest is slated for 8:02 p.m., and the first 500 fans will get a Husker baseball berm blanket. Saturday’s regular-season finale is set for 2:02 p.m. Prior to Saturday’s game, the Huskers will hold their Senior Day ceremony.Fans can purchase tickets for this weekend by visiting or by calling 1-800-8-BIGRED.

The Huskers won 2-of-3 against Arizona State last weekend at Hawks Field in the penultimate series of the regular season. After dropping Friday’s opener, 15-6, Nebraska responded with a 2-1 win on Saturday before winning Sunday’s finale by an 8-5 margin.

The Huskers head to Omaha for the Big Ten Tournament next week at TD Ameritrade Park. Eight teams will battle for the title and the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Big Ten Tournament begins on Wednesday and runs through Sunday.