Nebraska rallied from a 2-1 deficit to beat Penn State in a five-set thriller in an NCAA volleyball semifinal match last night.
The Huskers survived a Penn State match point in the fourth set, scoring the final three points for a 28-26 win.
With the win, fifth-seeded Nebraska advances to Saturday night’s NCAA Championship match against number-2 seed Florida at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. It’s set for 8 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN2. The pre-game show starts at 7:30 p.m. on News Talk 900 KJSK.
The Huskers take a 31-4 record and an 18-match winning streak into the final, seeking their fifth national title.
Also, NU coach John Cook was inducted into the AVCA Hall of Fame yesterday.