(5-16-14) Junior right-hander Chance Sinclair doubled his career high in strikeouts with 10, while Austin Darby and Ryan Boldt each homered in a 2-1 series-opening victory for the No. 26 Nebraska baseball team over the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Huskers have now won eight straight games and are a perfect 7-0 in the month of May. With a victory tonight, the Huskers can secure at minimum the No. 2 seed at next week’s Big Ten Tournament. Game time is 6:35 p.m. and you can see it statewide on NET. Thursday’s win was Head Coach Darin Erstad’s 100 victory at Nebraska, becoming the fifth head baseball coach in school history with 100 wins.