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Nebraska baseball wins 7th straight, takes over 1st place in Big Ten

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Posted at 9:42 PM, Apr 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-02 23:16:44-04

CHAMPAIGN (KMTV) — The Nebraska baseball team won its 7th straight game with an 8-6 victory at Illinois on Friday to take over 1st place in the Big Ten standings.

The Big Red had to rally multiple times after giving up an early 2-0 advantage. Millard West alum Max Anderson put NU up for good with a RBI single in the top of the 8th that scored Spencer Schwellenbach.

In the 9th, Schwellenbach came in to make the save for Nebraska.

NU improved to 12-4 overall.

The Huskers will go for a series win Saturday in Champaign at 5 p.m. on BTN+.