CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (KMTV) — The Nebraska baseball team rallied from a 5-0 deficit to defeat Illinois on Sunday in the rubber match of the series, 12-7.
Brice Matthews gave NU the lead in the top of the 6th with a bases clearing double.
Matthews also stole home in the top of the 8th to give the Big Red a 10-7 lead.
Joe Acker, Spencer Schwellenbach & Cam Chick all hit homers for the Huskers with Chick's being an inside-the-park HR.
The Huskers improved to 13-5 overall & with the win maintain at least a share of first place in the Big Ten.
NU hosts Maryland next Friday starting at 6:30 p.m.