Illinois’ magic number was two heading into Thursday. Following an Iowa loss at Rutgers and a 6-3 win over Nebraska on Thursday evening, the Fighting Illini have reached that magic number.
Three more games. That’s all that remains in Illinois’ historic 2015 regular season.
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When you score 28 runs in a game, you need to do something special to commemorate it. The Illinois baseball team did just that with this video.
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Illinois is the hottest team in the nation, and it’s finally a top 5 team, according to the latest USA Today Sports Baseball Coaches Poll, released Monday.
The Illini erupted for their most runs in a game since 2000 en route a 28-13 come-from-behind win over Rutgers on Sunday. The victory marked Illinois’ 24th consecutive win, the nation’s longest active streak.
Get to know Illinois closer Tyler Jay, who has become a dominant reliever in college baseball. Lightly recruited out of high school, the lefty and Illinois’ top prospect, talks about how his father helped him become the pitcher he is today.