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Michigan, Penn State fall at NCAA tourney

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NCAA/Big Ten Volleyball Wrap-up

Michigan fell to No. 3 seed Texas, 3-2, in the first semifinal of the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament tonight, then top-seeded Penn State was upset by Oregon, 3-1, in the second semifinal. Texas and Oregon advance to Saturday’s championship. Kara Lentz and Michelle McMahon wrap-up the action for BTN with more video coverage inside this post.

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Michigan, Penn State take aim at NCAA title berths

Penn State setter Micha Hancock

NCAA/Big Ten Volleyball Round-up

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The Big Ten landed two schools in the Final Four of the 2012 NCAA women’s volleyball tournament, as Michigan takes on No. 3 seed Texas at 7 p.m. ET before top seed and Big Ten champion Penn State faces No. 5 seed Oregon at 9 p.m.

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Penn State, Michigan advance to national semis

For a remarkable fifth time in the last six years, the Penn State women’s volleyball team has advanced to the national semifinals. The Nittany Lions dropped Big Ten rival Minnesota, 3-1, in the regional finals Saturday night. Nebraska wasn’t as lucky, though, as it lost its regional final to Oregon, 3-1. Michigan plays Stanford later tonight.

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Four teams advance at NCAA tourney

Six Big Ten women’s volleyball teams advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament and all six played Friday night. Both Penn State and Nebraska swept their opponents to advance to Saturday’s round while Minnesota and Michigan moved on by defeating Big Ten foes Purdue and Michigan State , respectively.

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Six Big Ten teams advance in volleyball

Six Big Ten teams advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament this weekend. Penn State, Nebraska, Minnesota, Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State moved on. All teams play Friday. Top-seeded Penn State plays Kentucky and Nebraska faces Washington. Four Big Ten teams will face familiar opponents as Purdue plays Minnesota and Michigan plays Michigan State. Get the latest from the full NCAA.com interactive bracket.

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Catch NCAA volleyball on BTN2Go

BTN2Go will provide live coverage of the three Big Ten teams that are hosting NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament action this weekend. Nebraska’s first-round match vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore (Thursday, 8 p.m. ET) and the potential second-round match against the winner of Kansas State/Northern Iowa (Friday, 8 p.m.ET) will be televised live by NET in Nebraska and streamed live on BTN2Go.

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Volleyball Report: 7 teams enter tourney

Seven Big Ten teams are headed to the postseason, tied for the most of any conference in the country. Three teams will host first and second round play this weekend including the number one overall seed, the Penn State Nittany Lions. It has been a grueling schedule for every conference team and now we get a chance to see if the parity of the Big Ten has prepared these squads to make deep runs in the NCAA Tournament.

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