Illinois baseball wins home opener


CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — No. 24 Illinois fell behind 4-0 in its home opener against Milwaukee Wednesday afternoon before scoring six unanswered runs to take a lead they never gave up. It all added up to a 9-6 win, the team’s eighth victory in its last nine games.

The Illini (9-4) return to the field this weekend visiting Southern Illinois for a three-game series starting Friday afternoon at 4 p.m.

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