Creighton set to host MVC volleyball tournament

Creighton plays host to the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament for the first time in program history as five of the league’s best teams join the Bluejays in the fight for the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The tournament begins on Thursday at 6 pm when sixth-seeded Southern Illinois (18-11) takes on third-seeded Wichita State (23-5). At 8 pm fourth-seeded Creighton (13-16) welcomes fifth-seeded Drake (22-11).
Friday’s 4 pm semifinal will feature second-seeded Missouri State (21-9) taking on the winner of Thursday’s 6 pm quarterfinals. Friday’s 6 pm semifinal will feature top-seeded Northern Iowa (28-2) against the winner of Thursday’s 8 pm quarterfinal. Saturday’s championship match will be contested at 3 pm. All matches will be held at D.J. Sokol Arena (2,950) inside the Wayne and Eileen Ryan Athletic Center.
Nov. 26
Match 1–#6 Southern Illinois (18-11) vs. #3 Wichita State (23-5), 6pm
Match 2–#5 Drake (22-11) vs #4 Creighton (13-16), 8 pm
Nov. 27 (Semifinals)
Match 3 Match 1 Winner vs. #2 Missouri State (21-9),  4 pm
Match 4 Match 2 Winner vs. #1 Northern Iowa (28-2 , 6 pm
Nov. 28 (Championship)
Match 5 Match 3 Winner vs. Match 4 Winner (Fox Sports Midwest), 3 pm