KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 09: Oklahoma State Cowboys mascot Pistol Pete performs during their game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the first round of the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 9, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Oklahoma State continued to look strong today in Lincoln with a 5 hit shutout and a 10-0 victory to clinch the series. The Cowboys scored nine unearned runs on four Nebraska errors and Brad Propst and Blake Barnes worked together to shut the Big 10 bound Cornhuskers out. It is the sixth shutout of the season.
The surging Cowboys converted three hits and two errors into five runs in the fifth inning and went on to win their fifth game in a row.
Davis Duren hit a two-run single and Mike Ginther a two-run double in the fifth inning. Duren finished with three hits and four RBIs and Ginther with two hits and three RBI's. Propst (5-1) allowed three singles, walked one and struck out five in seven innings against the Huskers (18-11, 1-4).
It's the first series win over Nebraska since the Big 12's first baseball season in 1997. Tomorrow's series finale is scheduled for a 1:05 start.