BYU women's volleyball: Cougars' NCAA Tournament path is set

Coastal Carolina Volleyball to Face #9 Creighton in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Coastal Carolina Volleyball to Face #9 Creighton in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Baylor garnered the No. 12 overall seed when the NCAA field was revealed on Sunday, and will face Miami of OH in the tournament's first round at 7 p.m. Friday at the Ferrell Center.

The Lady Toppers (30-3) will face Notre Dame (22-9) at 4 p.m. CST Friday at Lexington in a first-round NCAA match at Memorial Coliseum. Thursday's victor faces the host Utah (22-9)-Cleveland State (22-7) victor in Saturday's second-round match. Utah found out Sunday night that they are the No. 11 overall seed, and that they're going to have the chance to play postseason action on its home court.

In all, eight Big Ten teams made the tournament.

BYU tied with San Diego for the West Coast Conference title since both teams posted 15-1 records and split the regular-season series.

After Saturday's four set loss to Texas, redshirt senior Katie Staiger, who has 1,698 career kills said she, as well as the other seniors, were hoping they'd get another shot to play in front of a home crowd.

Michigan State enters its 20th NCAA Tournament and will meet Missouri State on Friday at 5 p.m. ET.

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Before chatting with reporters after the selection show, Winters already pulled up the box score from CU's first-round match against Coastal Carolina two years ago. 24 Ohio State (9/10), No. 23 Michigan State (9/15) and No. 21 Florida State (10/1). Kentucky earned a No. 4 national seed by going 26-3 and winning the Southeastern Conference championship. With tonight's announcement, the Bluejays become the school's first women's squad in any sport to reach six consecutive NCAA Tournaments.

The NCAA's evaluation and Wichita State's ambition finally matched.

Baylor was one of four Big 12 teams making into the field of 64.

The 2017 season marks the 22nd year the Golden Gophers have advanced to the NCAA Tournament. This year's Final Four is Dec 14-16 in Kansas City, Missouri.

In fact, UCLA has hosted area-rivals Lipscomb and Murray State in the previous two season's NCAA Tournament opening-round matches. The Bears owns a 30-9 series lead versus Creighton, and have not played since the Bluejays left the MVC following the 2012 season.

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