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Lincoln gopher
05-10-2009, 04:00 PM
They stay ahead of both Ill. and Ohio State by a half game and Indiana by a full game, heading into the final weekend.

MinnMarchDTF
05-10-2009, 05:30 PM
Gotta take care of business in Happy Valley.

JohnnyGopher
05-10-2009, 09:20 PM
I didn't get a chance to listen to or follow any of the games this weekend but I will take 2 out of 3at Michigan. Pretty tight between the top four.

Our RPI is at #18.

Minnesota........... 15 5 .750 33 14
Ohio State.......... 15 6 .714 36 14
Illinois............ 15 6 .714 32 16
Indiana............. 14 6 .700 25 24
Michigan State.... 12 8 .600 22 25

Need to win 2 of 3 at Penn St. and hope Illinois and Ohio St. don't sweep. Illinois travels to Purdue which will be difficult to sweep but Ohio State hosts Iowa so a sweep for the Buckeyes is favorable which would mean the rainout at indiana would be the main difference and they would finish 1/2 game ahead.

Friday and Saturdays games will be shown live on the Big Ten network.

MinnMarchDTF
05-10-2009, 09:29 PM
Ohio State's got the easiest road by far. Hope the gophers catch good breaks next weekend.

gophersfan
05-11-2009, 06:10 AM
Here hoping we get the sweep this weekend.

Maximus
05-11-2009, 09:53 AM
Minnesota's starting pitcher was knocked out in the 2nd inning on Sunday...had to use a bullpen by committee which is not this team's strength.....hope Rosin is okay.

MRJ
05-13-2009, 12:53 AM
Yeah, gonna need big Seth down the stretch, especially with the Big Ten Tournament and the NCAAs coming up fast.