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Big Ten Volleyball NCAA Tournament Central Dec. 14-17

Big Ten Volleyball NCAA Tournament Central Dec. 14-17











2023 NCAA WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT – NATIONAL SEMIFINAL
DATE MATCH LOCATION TV/LIVE STATS
Thursday, Dec. 14

7 p.m.
NO. 1 NEBRASKA vs. No. 1 Pittsburgh

(National Semifinal)
Amalie Arena

(Tampa, Fla.)
ESPN

LIVE STATS
Thursday, Dec. 14

9:30 p.m.
NO. 1 WISCONSIN vs. No. 2 Texas

(National Semifinal)
Amalie Arena

(Tampa, Fla.)
ESPN

LIVE STATS

 

  • Two of the remaining schools in this year’s NCAA Tournament come from the Big Ten Conference as the 2023 NCAA champion will be crowned at the culmination of this weekend with semifinal action on Thursday followed by the National Championship Final on Sunday. No. 1 Nebraska meets No. 1 seed Pittsburgh in game one of the semis on Thursday at 7 p.m. (ET), before No. 1 seed Wisconsin and No. 2 seed Texas play at approximately 9:30 p.m. (ET), with both matches available on ESPN. 
  • The Big Ten has had at least two teams in the Final Four nine times in the past 12 NCAA Tournaments. It’s the 17th time in program history that Nebraska has advanced to the national semifinal and sixth time in the last nine years. It’s Wisconsin’s sixth time in the national semifinal and fourth time in the last five seasons. 
  • Nebraska eyes its sixth title overall and first since 2017, while Wisconsin seeks its second  championship. 
  • Should both Big Ten teams win Thursday’s semifinal, it would set up an all-Big Ten title game for the fourth time in conference history and third meeting between the Huskers and Badgers in the final. The two teams met on the national stage most recently in 2021, with Wisconsin hoisting the trophy after a 3-2 victory for the program’s first-ever title. 
  • Nebraska topped Wisconsin (3-2) in the national title match in 2000, the first season under head coach John Cook. At the time, Nebraska was an active member in the Big 12 conference before joining the Big Ten in 2011.  
  • Nebraska and Pittsburgh met in the national semifinal in 2021. The Huskers handed the Panthers a 3-1 loss (16-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-22) to advance to the national title match. All-time, Nebraska holds a perfect 13-0 record against…

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