St. John’s rallied from down two sets to secure its first Big East win of the season, downing Xavier. Meanwhile, #13 Creighton, Butler and Marquette won via sweep to round out the night’s action.
BYU took out #5 USC and Syracuse on the same day while #22 Marquette upended #5 USC at home in the night cap.
Baylor finished off a 3-0 weekend at home with a pair of wins on Saturday at the Hampton Inn & Suites Waco North Invitational. Yossiana Pressley notched a pair of 20-kill outings on Saturday to sew up tournament MVP honors.
Final Four host Sweden will take on Austria after the two won their semifinal matches at the 2018 European Volleyball Silver League.
#14 Iowa State and Wisconsin quickly swept their foes Friday evening to meet on Saturday night in Round 2.
This is the Stanford regional overview for all 16 teams in the Stanford region.
The first day of the Big East Tournament has ended with Creighton and Marquette looking to square off in the finals that will take place on Saturday afternoon.
The visiting (RV) Marquette Golden Eagles defeated the DePaul Blue Demons in straight sets ahead of next weekend’s Big East Tournament, where they will be the #2 seed.
Marquette outsides Allie Barber and Anna Haak delivered 25 kills each to help the Golden Eagles defeat Villanova in a five-set thriller.
#14 Creighton exacted revenge for their only conference loss on the season with a sweep of (RV) Marquette in straight sets in Omaha, Nebraska.