The Nebraska baseball team (11-7) heads to Omaha on Tuesday night to face intrastate rival Creighton (11-5) at TD Ameritrade Park as the first of three games between the squads in 2019. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. (CT).
The Huskers enter the week on a five-game winning streak after a perfect 5-0 start to their home schedule, which included sweeps against Air Force and Michigan State. The Bluejays also enter the night on a winning streak, having emerged victorious in four consecutive games.
Tuesday will be Creighton’s home opener at TD Ameritrade Park, home of the College World Series, after multiple cancellations due to weather and field conditions. It begins a five-game road trip for the Huskers before NU returns to Hawks Field on April 5. During this stretch, Nebraska journeys to Minnesota (March 29-31) and Kansas State (April 2). The Huskers host 2018 NCAA Tournament qualifier Purdue, April 5-7, at Hawks Field.
Later this season, Nebraska and Creighton meet again on April 9 at Hawks Field at 6:35 p.m. (CT). The game will be televised on Fox Sports 1. The series finale between the squads is scheduled for April 23 at TD Ameritrade Park at 7 p.m. (CT). It will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
The Huskers are ranked 40th in the latest RPI, released by the NCAA on Monday. Creighton is No. 42 in the RPI.