Ali Bastianelli will be key as Illinois and Nebraska do battle for a chance at representing the Big Ten in the NCAA Championship match.
Oregon pulled off maybe the upset of the tournament in downing Minnesota to finish the year in the VolleyMob Top 10.
BYU will have their hands full in hosting Texas for a spot in the Final Four on Regional Finals day.
Can Kentucky upend Nebraska to get some revenge for the 2017 Regional Final?
Stanford tops the newest metric: The VolleyMob Efficiency Rankings.
San Diego has become the Cinderella of the tournament and now jumps into the top 25.
Saturday featured 12 matches with the winners earning a ticket to the Sweet 16 next weekend. Eight of the matches ended in sweeps, although two of those provided upsets as No. 9 Creighton and No. 11 USC fell to Washington and San Diego respectively.
In front a boisterous crowd of over 3,700 Illini fans, the No. 3 seeded and ranked Illinois volleyball team earned its second-straight trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 and ninth in the last 11 seasons with a hard-fought 3-1 (25-22, 28-26, 25-17, 25-18) victory over Louisville.
Washington State has a VM Top 20 showdown on their hands with Tennessee for a spot in the Sweet 16.