NEBRASKA 9-10, Oklahoma St. 7-8


Sunday, May 6th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


(Lincoln-AP) -- Dan Johnson's two-run homer in the bottom of the eleventh inning gave Nebraska a 10-to-8 win and a sweep over Oklahoma State in a double header that ended after midnight this (Sunday) morning.

Rain caused a 44-minute delay in the fourth inning.

The Cornhuskers trailed 8-6 entering the bottom of the ninth but scored two runs to tie the game and force extra innings.

Ali Modani led off the tenth inning with a double for O-S-U, but Nebraska reliever Thom Ott came in and retired the side.

Nebraska loaded the bases in the bottom of the tenth, but Jeff Blevins grounded out to first base to end the inning.

Ott pitched one-and-two-thirds innings of relief to earn the win.

Daniel Rew gave up the game-wining homer and took the loss.

John Cole hit a two-run homer as Nebraska scored three runs in the sixth inning and beat Oklahoma State 9-7 in first