UPDATE: Saturday:  Evansville   8     NIU      5   Saturday 

  Huebbe had no hits     Series wraps up Sunday at 1pm. 

Northern Illinois University Huskies fell in their Baseball season opener Friday at Evansville, Indiana. But, former LP standout, Brady Huebbe did what he could muscling up three RBI's. Huebbe had a two run shot in the top of the seventh, putting his Huskies up, 3 -1.

In addition, Huebbe's RBI double put an insurance run across in the mid ninth. Unfortunately, the Evansville “Purple Aces” got to Huskies' closer, Brandon McPherson, scoring four runs in the bottom of the ninth for a 5-4 walk-off win. NIU takes on the the “Purple Aces” again at 1pm Saturday.

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