No. 7 seeded Minnesota dominated the net both offensively and defensively in a four-set win over Northern Iowa to advance to their eighth Sweet 16 in the last nine years.
Minnesota and UNI swept their way past the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Check out our breakdown of all four pods in the Gainesville regional that includes team bios and pod predictions.
#25 Missouri State swept the (RV) Northern Iowa Panthers on Saturday afternoon to win the MVC tournament.
Piper Thomas (pictured) or Northern Iowa posted 28 kills and 10 blocks as the Panthers move on to face #25 Missouri State in the MVC Tournament finals tomorrow.
Bri Weber leads the Panthers’ offense with 14 kills.
Sophomore outside hitter Karlie Taylor and junior outside Bri Weber turned in double-doubles to lift Northern Iowa past Southern Illinois on Sunday.
(RV) Missouri State earned at least a share of their second consecutive regular season conference title with a sweep of #25 Northern Iowa Saturday afternoon in Hammons Student Center in Springfield, Missouri.
#25 Northern Iowa won at home on senior night, 3-0, against Indiana State in MVC action.