Big Ten baseball is coming off its best season ever, and the nation is taking notice. A few months after sending a conference-record five teams to the NCAA tournament, D1baseball.com placed nine Big Ten programs on its list of the top 100 programs of the current era in college baseball. How does that compare to the nation’s premier conferences? It’s just one fewer team than both the ACC and the Big 12; the SEC featured 13 teams. Indiana (No. 23) paced the Big Ten, while Vanderbilt (No. 1) and Virginia (No. 2), the participants in the last two College World
Kyle Schwarber is showing the baseball world what the Big Ten knew years ago. The former Indiana star catcher and 2014 Big Ten tourney MVP can swing it, mash, rake, whatever you want to call it. Schwarber hit the game-tying and game-winning home runs in the Chicago Cubs’ 5-4 extra-inning marathon win Tuesday night at Cincinnati. Watch both longballs in the GIF above. He finished the night 4-for-6 – a triple shy of the cycle – with four RBI. Impressive stuff. Even more impressive: Schwarber, in his first 11 games, is hitting .410 with three home runs, 10 RBI, 10
It isn't as easy as Kyle Schwarber is making it look. The former Indiana catcher went 4-for-5 in his first MLB start Wednesday night, and he followed that up by belting his first home run Thursday night.
That was fast! Nearly a year after being selected No. 4 in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft, former Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber has been promoted to the Chicago Cubs.
The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2014-15 academic year. These standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and
Two Big Ten baseball teams remain following the third day of the NCAA tourney. Big Ten regular-season champ Illinois and Maryland each need one more victory to advance to the Super Regionals.
Welcome to a busy day of Big Ten baseball. All five Big Ten teams remain alive in the NCAA tournament, and all of them will play at least one game Sunday.
The NCAA baseball tourney continued Saturday, and all five Big Ten teams remain alive. Maryland took down UCLA to stay in the Los Angeles Regional winner's bracket, while Indiana, Iowa and Michigan lost and will play elimination games Sunday.
The NCAA baseball tourney got underway Friday afternoon, and the Big Ten went a perfect 5-0 regional openers. Get scores, stats and video from all of the day's action inside.
No matter how much baseball you've watched, there's no guarantee you've seen the kind of triple play Indiana turned Friday afternoon.