Nebraska has Arkansas’ attention

Posted: April 1, 2014 at 3:19 a.m.

Arkansas' Tyler Spoon lays down a bunt to move Brian Anderson into scoring position during the eighth inning of play against Alabama Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

Arkansas won’t be lacking for incentive when it starts a stretch of 10 games in 13 days with a nonconference game tonight against Nebraska.

Tuesday's Ticket


WHEN 6:35 p.m., today

WHERE Baum Stadium, Fayetteville

RECORDS Nebraska 15-12; Arkansas 17-10

TV/RADIO Cox Sports Television

PITCHING MATCHUP Nebraska: Jake Hohensee (RHP: 0-2, 7.59 ERA); Arkansas: Colin Poche (LHP: 2-0, 0.53)

SHORT HOPS Nebraska leads the series 11-7, including a doubleheader sweep by scores of 3-0 and 4-2 last year in Lincoln, Neb. … Wednesday’s projected starter for Nebraska, Kyle Kubat, threw five hitless innings in the Huskers’ 3-0 victory over the Hogs last year. … Arkansas’ Joe Serrano went 2 for 8 against the Huskers last season, while Eric Fisher was 1 for 4, Tyler Spoon was 0 for 8, Jake Wise was 0 for 4, and Brian Anderson was 0 for 3. … The Huskers’ Ryan Boldt is hitting .486 over the past 10 games. … Nebraska’s Jake Hohensee, a 6-3 freshman from Lincoln, is making his second start of the year.

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