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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 6/3/2024, Last updated: 6/3/2024
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NCAA Baseball Update: June 2

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Snyder / Illinois Athletics

Illinois, Indiana and Nebraska suffered losses on Sunday on the third day of NCAA Baseball Regionals. The setbacks occurred in elimination games, ending the season for all three teams.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Indiana State produced a seven-run, third inning en route to a 13-2 win over Illinois at Kentucky Proud Park. It was the 14th-ranked Sycamores' first win against the Fighting Illini in three games this season.

Ryan Moerman hit his 19th home run of the season for Illinois, tying the third-highest mark for a season. The Illini, regular season Big Ten champions, finished their campaign with a 35-21 record.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Indiana surrendered 15 runs over the first four innings to fall, 15-3, to 22nd-ranked Southern Mississippi at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Devin Taylor and Jasen Oliver homered for the Hoosiers (33-26-1), the only Big Ten team to have played in the last two NCAA Tournaments.

STILLWATER, Okla. — Big innings proved costly to Nebraska as well in a 17-11 setback to Florida at O'Brate Stadium.

Florida scored four-or-more runs in three separate frames to earn their second win against the Cornhuskers (40-22) on the weekend.

Gabe Swansen crushed a 410-foot home run to finish his postseason with a .500 average, seven home runs and 16 RBI for the Big Ten Tournament champions.

Today's action closed the 128th season of Big Ten baseball competition.