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NU baseball vs. UConn

Nebraska's Spencer Schwellenbach and Jaxon Hallmark celebrate their win over UConn in a NCAA Regional game on Friday in Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thanks to a thunderstorm that moved through the Oklahoma City area early Saturday afternoon, the Nebraska baseball team's regional game against Oklahoma State has been pushed back to an 8:30 p.m. start.

That start time will likely remain tentative as the first game of the day, an elimination contest between UConn and Harvard, was moved to 4:06 p.m. from its scheduled 1 p.m. start.

The winner of the Nebraska-OSU game will be in the driver's seat for the regional title, needing just one more win to advance to super-regional play.

The winner of tonight's contest will move into a 5 p.m. Sunday championship game, while the loser will play at noon Sunday against the winner of the UConn-Harvard game. The winner of that game will move on to the 5 p.m. game.

A second championship game, if necessary, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday.

Reach the writer at 402-473-7436 or cbasnett@journalstar.com. On Twitter @HuskerExtraCB.

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Husker basketball reporter

A Ravenna native, Chris covers the University of Nebraska men's basketball team and assists with football coverage. He spent nearly 10 years covering sports at the Kearney Hub and nearly four years at the Springfield News-Leader in Springfield, Mo.

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