When Michigan State beat Kentucky on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament, any argument against the Big Ten being the nation’s top volleyball conference this season was definitively silenced.
Sunday afternoon at 5:07, basketball fans in Nebraska will drop their microscope on the center court at CenturyLink Center. Well, all except one.
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Entering the NCAA tournament wearing a Big Ten patch on their jerseys instead of seeing the logos on the other side of the net must give Kelsey Robinson and Mary Pollmiller some comfort.
Two months ago, making the NCAA tournament may have been the furthest thing from Fairfield volleyball coach Alija Pittenger's mind.
Familiar foes may stand between the state’s top two volleyball programs and their postseason goals. No. 8 seed Nebraska likely would face top-seeded Texas with a trip to the Final Four on the line. And Creighton — if it gets past first-round foe Arkansas — would need to beat either Wichita State or Kansas for the second time this...
There was little official on the line Saturday at the Devaney Center. No Big Ten Conference title and likely no implications for NCAA tournament seeding.
There aren’t many sighs of relief coming from a team that has won 18 straight matches, but the closest thing No. 2 Penn State might have had to that exhale came after it clinched the Big Ten championship by sweeping Ohio State on Wednesday night.
On a night Nebraska’s offense struggled to hit its stride, the Huskers fired back with a rare standout performance from the service line.
As long as the Nebraska volleyball team is mathematically alive for the Big Ten championship, you expect it to be among the team's stated goals, but there's a decent chance the conference title will be sewn up by Penn State when the Nittany Lions visit Lincoln to close the regular season Saturday.
No. 6 Nebraska blocked 15 shots and made quick work of Indiana 25-22, 25-21, 25-11 Saturday night to split the weekend's Big Ten road trip through the Hoosier state.
The No. 6-ranked Nebraska volleyball team saw its eight-match winning streak snapped Friday night in what's become the Huskers' house of horrors in the Big Ten.
The Huskers want to turn their Big Ten success into a Final Four appearance.
The Nebraska volleyball team added two local products and another recruit familiar with the program on Wednesday when the Huskers officially signed their three-member class of 2014.
Nebraska and Minnesota played 205 rallies in Sunday's five-set thriller won by the Huskers, but NU swung the momentum by winning three crucial rallies to end the third set.
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