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Volleyball Report: Our expert passes out awards

Nebraska Cornhuskers (from left) libero Lara Dykstra (1) and right side hitter Morgan Broekhuis (12) and setter Lauren Cook and outside hitter Hannah Werth (44) and middle blocker Brooke Delano (top right) celebrate after winning the first set against Purdue Boilermakers at NU Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Matt Ryerson-US PRESSWIRE

Purdue at Minnesota - Women's Volleyball Wrap-up

We’ve reached the mid-way point of the Big Ten season and very little has been settled in the conference. But that’s about to change in the next week as one of the most critical matches of the year is on the docket, potentially putting an end to the Big Ten Title race by Sunday afternoon.

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Volleyball Report: Big matches coming this week

As the Big Ten is the deepest volleyball conference in the nation, it always has a number of teams in the weekly AVCA poll. Through two weekends of conference play, the depth is apparent in the number of close sets and five-set matches that have been played. But while parity brings upsets, the higher-ranked teams have been relatively unscathed so far.

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Volleyball Report: Three Big Ten squads open at 2-0

Preseason polls are typically frowned upon by fans and coaches alike, but after one weekend of Big Ten volleyball it appears the coaches knew exactly what they were doing when they picked the conference contenders. Four teams have separated themselves, with three of them going 2-0 to start the Big Ten campaign.

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Volleyball Report: Rolling into Big Ten play

Penn State Nittany Lions middle hitter Katie Slay (16) makes a shot during the fourth set in the game with the Illinois Fighting Illini at Rec Hall. Illinois defeated Penn State 3 sets to 2. Mandatory Credit: Rob Christy-US PRESSWIRE

Penn State/Nebraska Volleyball All-Access

Four weekends of the 2012 women’s volleyball season are behind us and another grueling conference campaign is about to begin. Seven teams came into the year ranked in the AVCA Top 25 and following a month of non-conference foes, the Big Ten remains the nation’s top league. Before the conference race begins here is some of what we learned from the first month.

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