There are just 16 teams left in the NCAA Division I Tournament and in the Lexington Region, there are just four teams left and three matches until the final team is standing in the region.
While Nebraska continued its attendance dominance, Creighton and Wichita State each logged high attendance marks in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
Penn State is the only team to make all 14 Sweet 16s since 2004, while Texas boasts 13 appearances and is one of six teams to make the second round each of the last 14 years.
The Big Ten and Pac-12 were well-represented, with their members making up 11 of the 16 teams still vying for the NCAA Championship.
Illinois used its NCAA Tournament success and upset of Washington to rise into the top 20; VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Week 16)
Michigan State is one of five unseeded teams to crack the Sweet 16, the most at this point since 2013.
The NCAA announced its schedule for the Regional Semifinals (Sweet 16) and Regional Finals (Elite Eight) this weekend.
USC advances to face Minnesota in regional semifinals.
With 14 tickets to be punched for the Sweet 16, Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament brought five upsets and three matches that went down to the wire.
Veronica Jones-Perry’s 27 kills fueled a #13 BYU sweep of Oregon as the Cougars head to their sixth straight Sweet 16.