From a superstitious mustache to a team replete with volleyball bloodlines, BYU, Penn State, Texas and Stanford have plenty of unique stories. Yet all have the same goal: Win this weekend's NCAA championship.
Upstart BYU joins powers Penn State, Stanford and Texas in volleyball's national semifinals starting Thursday night, and ESPN's Karch Kiraly says the Nittany Lions will take home a record seventh national championship -- but it'll be close.
The traditional powers are all in the running for this year's NCAA volleyball title. What will it take for the top five seeds to make a run to Oklahoma City? We asked students from each school to lay out a game plan for their respective teams.
Can top-ranked Stanford win its first title in a decade? Mechelle Voepel breaks down the Cardinal's top competition and the biggest storylines in the five things you need to know about the NCAA women's volleyball tournament.
With a surprising home loss to Oklahoma and five starters held out of another match for violating team rules, it was a tough week for formerly undefeated Texas, as Mechelle Voepel details in five things to know about volleyball.
Ellen Chapman had 17 kills, Deme Morales added 14 -- including the final two points -- and 12th-seeded Wisconsin upset top-seeded defending national champion Texas 3-1 in the NCAA volleyball semifinals Thursday night.
Undersized underdog Wisconsin, which has more losses than the other three remaining teams combined, will try to impose its grind-it-out style of play on top-seeded Texas in Thursday night's national semifinal.
The top-seeded Longhorns were on a 23-match winning streak going into Thursday's semifinal. That's when they ran into the Badgers who stopped them cold with a dominant 3-1 win to advance to the national championship.