Penn State’s five-set comeback win snapped a seven-match losing skid against the Huskers with the last win PSU coming on Nov. 29, 2014 in University Park.
Illinois snapped an eight-match losing streak against the Badgers with the four-set win and evened the season series after falling 3-1 in Champaign on Oct. 3.
Freshman outside hitter élan McCall missed her second straight match for TCU as the team fell to Iowa State on the road via sweep on Saturday.
Michigan head coach Mark Rosen alongside his wife and associate head coach Leisa earned their 400th victory with the Wolverines on Friday as the team outlasted Ohio State in five sets on the road.
No. 14 Michigan and Michigan State each picked up five-set road wins, while No. 3 Minnesota and No. 5 Wisconsin successfully defended their home courts in sweeps.
Minnesota increased its stranglehold on the top spot in the Big Ten standings at 7-0 with a home sweep of Illinois on Friday behind 15 kills by junior Alexis Hart.
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The University of Iowa volleyball team hosts Purdue on Saturday at 7 p.m. (CT) inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Michigan volleyball team (15-2, 4-2 B1G) will kick off this weekend a four-match road swing with contests at Ohio State and Maryland.
Its back to St. John Arena for the Ohio State women’s volleyball team this weekend. The Buckeyes will get the ball rolling against No. 13 Michigan at 7 p.m. Friday before hosting Michigan State live on ESPN2 Sunday at 1 p.m.
#11 Penn State overcame some adversity and the absence of a starting middle blocker to win at #25 Purdue.
Penn State’s leader in hitting percentage and blocks per set did not travel with the team as they face #25 Purdue.
Big Ten Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Four matches will be carried on BTN, two on ESPNU and the remaining matches will stream live on BTN Plus.
The Purdue volleyball team continues Big Ten play as the Boilermakers welcome Penn State to Holloway Gymnasium on Wednesday for their 11th home match of the season. The 7 p.m. ET match will air live on ESPNU.
Oregon was the biggest mover of the week, climbing six spots to No. 14 after knocking off #17 UCLA and #12 USC. Arizona State claimed the No. 25 spot, its first ranking since being tabbed as No. 24 in the Nov. 16, 2015 poll.
Minnesota is now the team to beat in the Big Ten after a win at Nebraska this past week.
Oregon hops back up into the top 15 after an impressive bounce-back week.
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