Dec 06, 2021

Husker Volleyball advances to NCAA Sweet 16--will play in Austin, Texas

Posted Dec 06, 2021 9:51 PM

Courtesy: NU Athletic Communications

  Match times and TV broadcasts have been set for the NCAA Volleyball Tournament's semifinal and final rounds, it was announced Sunday. No. 10 national seed Nebraska (23-7) and Big Ten rival Illinois (22-11) will meet on Thursday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. MT, and the match will be televised on ESPNU from Gregory Gym in Austin, Texas.

The other Austin semifinal between No. 2-seeded Texas (26-1) and No. 15 Washington (26-4) will be played at 5:30 p.m. MT on ESPNU.

The regional final match will feature the winners of Thursday's semifinals on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. MT on ESPNU.  

Nebraska advanced to its 10th straight NCAA Regional Saturday evening with a 3-0 sweep of Florida State at the Devaney Center. This week is the Huskers' NCAA-leading 37th regional appearance in program history and their 27th in the last 28 seasons.   

The regional champion will advance to the NCAA Final Four in Columbus, Ohio . The National Semi-finals will be Thursday December 16 and the National Championship Match is set for Saturday, December 18.