Huskers to host NCAA volleyball tournament

The Nebraska volleyball team will host the NCAA first and second round tournament play this weekend. Nebraska will make its 28th NCAA Tournament appearance, and will be the No. 10 overall seed among the 64 teams.
First round matches begins Friday, Dec. 4, at the NU Coliseum when the Washington State Cougars (18-12) of the Pac-10 Conference take on the Northern Iowa Panthers (30-2) of the Missouri Valley Conference at 4:30 p.m. Nebraska (23-6) will play in the evening’s second match and will take on the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (20-13) of the Big South Conference beginning at 7 p.m. or 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first match. The Huskers have won their last seven matches, all three set sweeps.
The second round will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m., as Friday’s winners will square off for a right to compete in the Omaha Regional the following weekend which will be held at Qwest Center.
Tickets for the first and second rounds in Lincoln will go on sale Monday morning at 8 a.m. on, by calling the NU Ticket Office at 800-8-BIGRED or in person at the NU Ticket Office. All-session ticket prices are set at $32 (reserved) and $28 (general admission).
Also qualifying from the Big 12, Texas (No. 2) and Iowa State (No. 7) top national seeds, along with Baylor, Oklahoma and Texas A&M.