Volleyball

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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Big Ten releases 2012 All-Big Ten Volleyball Team

The Big Ten announced its postseason volleyball awards on Tuesday, and here are the individual award winners: Penn State’s Ariel Scott (Big Ten Player of the Year), Micha Hancock (Big Ten Setter of the Year), Megan Courtney (Freshman of the Year) and Russ Rose (Coach of the Year) and Michigan State’s Kori Moster (Defensive Player of the Year). See the complete All-Big Ten team in this post .

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Seven Big Ten volleyball teams make NCAA field

The Big Ten will be well-represented at the 2012 NCAA Volleyball Championship, as seven conference teams were selected to the tournament’s field of 64. The seven squads is tied for first among all conferences and marks the third time in the last four years that the Big Ten has sent seven or more teams to the national tournament.

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Volleyball Report: Who keeps on playing?

With the Big Ten Title reclaimed by Penn State this past weekend what remains to be decided in the regular season’s final week is whether or not an eighth Big Ten team is headed to the postseason and which conference members will be hosting the first two rounds of the tournament.

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Gophers, Wildcats both win in volleyball

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Nebraska at Minnesota - Volleyball Highlights

In volleyball action on Friday night, Minnesota beat Nebraska in five sets (12-25, 25-15, 25-22, 19-25, 19-21). The Gophers win puts them in a tie with Nebraska for second place in the Big Ten. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for more volleyball action and a BTN original video feature on Nebraska’s famed Coliseum.

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Volleyball Report: Teams chasing postseason spots

The Big Ten will once again be well represented in the postseason with seven teams having virtually locked up their spots in next month’s NCAA Tournament. With two weeks remaining in the regular season two conference members are fighting for their postseason hopes as Northwestern and Wisconsin both remain in the chase.

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Penn State Sweeps Illinois

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Illinois at Penn State - Women's Volleyball Highlights

The second-ranked Penn State volleyball team, led by Ariel Scott and Deja McClendon, improved to 24-2 overall and 14-1 in the Big Ten with a straight set win over Illinois on Thursday night.

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