Pitcher Shay Schanaman did exactly what the Huskers needed to not only survive their first elimination game but save the bullpen for a few hours later, when Nebraska faces No. 1 overall seed Arkansas.
Nebraska sparred with No. 1 overall seed Arkansas into the sixth inning of a crucial winners’ bracket regional game but faded late as a heavy dose of mistakes and Kevin Kopps kept them down.
Can sinkerballer Chance Hroch keep things grounded? The answer will be critical to whether Nebraska can pull the upset Saturday night against No. 1 overall seed Arkansas.