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Gophers win opening game of Big Ten tourney

MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota outfielder Andy Henkemeyer of Sauk Rapids, Minn. singled in the winning run in the ninth inning as Minnesota edged Illinois 3-2 in the Big Ten Tournament opener at Target Field Wednesday afternoon.

Henkemeyer drove in two, while Matt Halloran also plated a run for the Golden Gophers, who will play top-seeded Indiana tonight at 7:05 p.m. at Target Field.

Here are the results and the schedule in the Big Ten Tournament at Target Field in Minneapolis (Big Ten seeding in parenthesis):

Wednesday: (4) Minnesota 3,(5) Illinois 2 (final)

Wednesday: (3) Nebraska 11, (6) Michigan 2 (final)

Thursday: (1) Indiana vs. (4) Minnesota, 7:05pm

Thursday: (2) Ohio State vs. (3) Nebraska, 3:35pm

Thursday: Illinois vs. Michigan, 12:05pm

Friday: Game #6, Teams TBD, 12:05pm

Friday: Game #7, Teams TBD, 3:35pm

Friday: Game #8, Teams TBD, 7:05pm

Saturday: Game #9, Teams TBD, 3:35pm

Saturday: Game #10, Teams TBD, 7:05pm

Sunday: Game #11 (if necessary), Teams TBD, 12:05pm