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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. Four seed Minnesota Eight-2 within the Huge Ten Event on Wednesday night time.

Matt Waldron (6-Three) scattered six singles, walked none and struck out 9 in 7 1/Three innings because the Cornhuskers (29-20) received for the fifth time in six video games. They’re going to play eighth-seeded Iowa on Thursday night time.

Angelo Altavilla tripled in two runs to assist Nebraska get out to a Three-Zero lead within the first inning and Schwellenbach broke open the sport within the third.

The Gophers loaded the bases loaded with one out within the eighth, however reliever Robbie Palkert bought Eli Wilson to line out and struck out Cole McDevitt.

Minnesota starter Patrick Fredrickson (2-Four) allowed eight runs, six earned, in 2 2/Three innings. The defending event champion Gophers (26-26) play top-seeded Indiana in an elimination sport Thursday.

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