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.
MAX ANDERSON, RU KIDDING ME pic.twitter.com/4bwja9Dshk— Nebraska Baseball (@Husker_Baseball) April 3, 2021
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+.