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Nebraska earns No. 4 seed in Big Ten Softball Tournament | KLIN

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Nebraska softball begins their bid for the Big Ten Conference Tournament title on Thursday.

The Big Ten announced the seedings for the league tournament this week in Iowa City, Iowa. NU is the No. 4 seed and earns a bye to the quarterfinals along with the other top four seeds.

Northwestern is No. 1 and is on the same side of the bracket as Nebraska. Top seeds on the other side are No. 2 Michigan and No. 3 Rutgers.

Nebraska will face the winner of Minnesota (5) and Illinois (12) on Thursday at approximately 1:30 PM CDT. The game, along with the entire tournament, will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network.

The tournament starts on Wednesday. The full bracket can be seen below with updates on BigTen.org.

Wednesday May 8 (first round)

  • Game 1 (#9 Purdue vs. #8 Indiana) – 11:00 AM CT (BTN)
  • Game 2 (#12 Illinois vs. #5 Minnesota) – 1:30 PM CT (BTN)
  • Game 3 (#10 Maryland vs. #7 Penn State) – 4:30 PM CT (BTN)
  • Game 4 (#11 Wisconsin vs. #6 Ohio State) – 7:00 PM CT (BTN)

Thursday May 9 (quarter finals)

  • Game 5 (#1 Northwestern vs. Game 1 winner) – 11:00 AM CT (BTN)
  • Game 6 (#4 Nebraska vs. winner of Game 2) – 1:30 PM CT (BTN)
  • Game 7 (#2 Michigan vs. Game 3 winner) – 4:30 PM CT (BTN)
  • Game 8 (#3 Rutgers vs. Game 4 winner) – 7:00 PM CT (BTN)

Friday May 10 (semi-finals)

  • Game 9 (Game 5 vs. Game 6 winner) – 4:00 PM CT (BTN)
  • Game 10 (Game 7 vs. Game 8 winner) – 6:30 PM CT (BTN)

Saturday May 11 (Championship)

  • Game 11 (Game 9 vs. Game 10 winner) – 3:00 PM CT (BTN)

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