2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Bracket, scores, schedule

The 2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament continues Thursday, Dec. 14, with the semifinals. Find this season’s tournament bracket, scores and schedule below.

Penn State plays Nebraska and Florida faces Stanford in the semifinals.

2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Bracket

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2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Scores

QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Dec. 9

No. 5 Nebraska def. No. 4 Kentucky, 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 25-27, 25-22)

No. 2 Florida def. No. 10 USC, 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 18-25, 26-24, 15-11)

No. 1 Penn State def. Michigan State, 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 28-26)

No. 3 Stanford def. No. 6 Texas, 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-21)

2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Schedule

SEMIFINALS

Thursday, Dec. 14

No. 1 Penn State vs. No. 5 Nebraska, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN

No. 2 Florida vs. No. 3 Stanford, 9 p.m. on ESPN

2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Results

FIRST ROUND

Thursday, Nov. 30

Miami (Fla.) def. Charleston, 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 25-15)

Purdue def. High Point, 3-1 (21-25, 25-14, 25-22, 25-12)

No. 2 Florida def. Alabama State, 3-0 (25-9, 25-13, 25-9)

No. 11 Utah def. Cleveland State, 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-12)

FIRST ROUND

Friday, Dec. 1

Pitt def. VCU, 3-1 (25-14, 25-20, 18-25, 25-13)

Wisconsin def. Marquette, 3-0 (27-25, 25-21, 25-11)

Western Kentucky def. Notre Dame, 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-22)

Michigan State def. Missouri State, 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-15)

Washington State def. Florida State, 3-1 (34-32, 25-14, 23-25, 25-13)

Northern Iowa def. Louisville, 3-0 (25-21, 25-15, 27-25)

NC State def. Oregon State, 3-2 (25-18, 19-25, 25-21, 21-25, 15-13)

Colorado def. James Madison, 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-12)

Oregon def. Kennesaw State, 3-0 (28-26, 25-19, 25-18)

Missouri def. Kansas, 3-2 (25-23, 15-25, 25-15, 20-25, 15-10)

No. 1 Penn State def. Howard, 3-1 (25-10, 22-25, 25-15, 25-16)

No. 4 Kentucky def. East Tennessee State, 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-21)

Colorado State def. Michigan, 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-22, 26-24)

No. 5 Nebraska def. Stony Brook, 3-0 (25-10, 25-14, 25-12)

No. 7 Minnesota def. North Dakota, 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-21)

No. 9 Creighton def. Coastal Carolina, 3-0 (25-20, 27-25, 20-25, 25-22)

No. 11 Texas def. Fairfield, 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-17)

No. 12 Baylor def. Miami (Ohio), 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-21)

No. 14 Iowa State def. Princeton, 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-14)

San Diego def. LSU, 3-1 (25-22, 24-26, 25-23, 25-21)

Illinois def. Hawaii, 3-2 (25-18, 25-17, 13-25, 24-26, 15-10)

Cal Poly def. Denver, 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-18)

No. 13 BYU def. American 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-16)

No. 16 Wichita State def. Radford, 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-15)

No. 3 Stanford def. CSU Baskerfield, 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-17)

No. 10 USC def. Central Arkansas, 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-18, 25-12)

No. 8 Washington def. LIU Brooklyn, 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-18)

No. 15 UCLA def. Austin Peay, 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-15)

SECOND ROUND

Friday, Dec. 1

No. 11 Utah def. Purdue, 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 13-25, 27-25)

No. 2 Florida def. Miami (Fla.) 3-1 (25-14, 19-25, 25-11, 25-23)

SECOND ROUND

Saturday, Dec. 2

No. 1 Penn State def. Pitt, 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-19)

No. 4 Kentucky def. Western Kentucky, 3-2 (16-25, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21, 15-12)

Michigan State def. No. 9 Creighton, 3-1 (25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 25-16)

Wisconsin def. No. 14 Iowa State, 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-23)

No. 5 Nebraska def. Washington State, 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-18)

No. 6 Texas def. NC State, 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-21)

No. 10 USC def. San Diego, 3-2 (25-22, 24-26, 24-26, 25-22, 15-11)

Missouri def. No. 16 Wichita State, 3-1 (25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 26-24)

No. 3 Stanford def. Colorado State, 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-9)

No. 7 Minnesota def. Northern Iowa, 3-1 (25-18, 20-25, 25-19, 25-17)

Colorado def. No. 12 Baylor, 3-0 (25-12, 25-22, 25-20)

No. 13 BYU def. Oregon, 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-19)

Illinois def. No. 8 Washington, 3-2 (25-22, 17-25, 20-25, 25-17, 15-9)

No. 15 UCLA def. Cal Poly, 3-1 (26-28, 25-19, 25-16, 25-18)

THIRD ROUND

Friday, Dec. 8

No. 4 Kentucky def. No. 13 BYU, 3-2 (20-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-18, 15-9)

No. 1 Penn State def. Missouri, 3-0 (25-17, 25-18, 25-19)

No. 5 Nebraska def. Colorado, 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 25-21)

No. 2 Florida def. No. 15 UCLA, 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-17)

Michigan State def. Illinois, 3-1 (25-23, 18-25, 25-17, 29-27)

No. 10 USC def. No. 7 Minnesota, 3-0 (25-23, 28-26, 25-16)

No. 6 Texas def. No. 11 Utah, 3-2 (25-19, 15-26, 24-26, 25-21, 16-14)

No. 3 Stanford def. Wisconsin, 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-19)

QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Dec. 9

No. 5 Nebraska def. No. 4 Kentucky, 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 25-27, 25-22)

No. 2 Florida def. No. 10 USC, 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 18-25, 26-24, 15-11)

No. 1 Penn State def. Michigan State, 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 28-26)

No. 3 Stanford def. No. 6 Texas, 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-21)

2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Teams

The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament bracket was revealed on Sunday, Nov. 26, on ESPNU.

Here’s how the bracket will be made up:

  • 64 teams will compete in a single-elimination tournament
  • 32 teams qualify automatically as a conference champion
  • 32 teams qualify as an at-large

NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Automatic Qualifiers

  • America East: Stony Brook
  • American Athletic: Wichita State
  • ACC: Louisville (head-to-head tiebreaker vs. Pitt)
  • Atlantic Sun: Kennesaw State
  • Atlantic 10: VCU
  • Big East: Creighton
  • Big Sky: North Dakota
  • Big South: Radford
  • Big Ten: Nebraska
  • Big 12: Texas
  • Big West: Cal Poly
  • Colonial: James Madison
  • Conference USA: Western Kentucky
  • Horizon: Cleveland State
  • Ivy: Princeton
  • Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference: Fairfield
  • Mid-American Conference: Miami (Ohio)
  • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Howard
  • Missouri Valley: Missouri State
  • Mountain West: Colorado State
  • Northeast: LIU Brooklyn
  • Ohio Valley: Austin Peay
  • Pac-12: Stanford
  • Patriot League: American
  • SEC: Florida (beats Kentucky on head-to-head sets won)
  • Southern: East Tennessee State
  • Southland: Central Arkansas
  • Southwest Athletic Conference: Alabama State
  • The Summit League: Denver
  • Sun Belt: Coastal Carolina
  • West Coast Conference: San Diego (won tiebreaker vs. BYU)
  • WAC: CSU Bakersfield

2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Schedule

  • Selection Show: Sunday, Nov. 26 — The 64-team bracket will be revealed.
  • First and Second Rounds: Thursday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 2 — There are 16 campus sites serving as host of four team, single-elimination competitions. The 16 second-round winners advance to the regionals.
  • Regionals: Friday, Dec. 8 to Saturday, Dec. 9 — There are four campus sites serving as hosts of four teams competing in a single-elimination format. The four regional winners advance to the national semifinals.
  • National Semifinals and National Championship (in Kansas City, Mo.): Thursday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 16
    • Semifinal No. 1: 7 p.m. ET Thursday, Dec. 14 on ESPN/ESPN2
    • Semifinal No. 2: 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 on ESPN/ESPN2
    • National Championship: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 on ESPN2

2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament: Rankings

AVCA Coaches Top 25 rankings (as of November 27)

Ranking Team Record Points Previous
1 Penn State (64) 29-1 1,600 1
2 Texas 24-2 1,490 2
3 Florida 25-1 1,473 3
4 Stanford 26-3 1,425 4
5 Nebraska 26-4 1,357 5
6 Kentucky 26-3 1,285 6
7 BYU 28-2 1,179 7
8 Minnesota 26-5 1,046 8
9 San Diego 24-4 1,046 9
10 Washington 24-7 992 12
11 Wisconsin 20-8 918 11
12 Michigan State 21-8 888 10
13 Utah 22-9 735 15
14 USC 22-9 714 13
15 Creighton 25-6 635 17
16 Purdue 22-9 625 16
17 UCLA 19-10 588 19
18 Baylor 23-6 534 18
19 Kansas 22-7 521 14
20 Wichita State 28-3 428 20
21 Cal Poly 26-2 361 21
22 Iowa State 21-6 262 22
23 Colorado State 28-3 191 23
24 Oregon 17-11 133 24
25 Missouri State 28-5 87 25

Others receiving votes and listed on at least two ballots: Michigan 58, Colorado 56, Western Kentucky 23, Illinois 21, VCU 21, Louisville 12, Oregon State 11, Pittsburgh 5.

Women’s Volleyball: Champions

  • 2016: Stanford (7)
  • 2015: Nebraska (4)
  • 2014: Penn State (7)
  • 2013: Penn State (6)
  • 2012: Texas (2)
  • 2011: UCLA (4)
  • 2010: Penn State (5)
  • 2009: Penn State (4)
  • 2008: Penn State (3)
  • 2007: Penn State (2)
  • 2006: Nebraska (3)
  • 2005: Washington
  • 2004: Stanford (6)
  • 2003: USC (3)
  • 2002: USC (2)
  • 2001: Stanford (5)
  • 2000: Nebraska (2)
  • 1999: Penn State
  • 1998: Long Beach State (3)
  • 1997: Stanford (4)
  • 1996: Stanford (3)
  • 1995: Nebraska
  • 1994: Stanford (2)
  • 1993: Long Beach State (2)
  • 1992: Stanford
  • 1991: UCLA (3)
  • 1990: UCLA (2)
  • 1989: Long Beach State
  • 1988: Texas
  • 1987: Hawaii (3)
  • 1986: Pacific (2)
  • 1985: Pacific
  • 1984: UCLA
  • 1983: Hawaii (2)
  • 1982: Hawaii
  • 1981: USC

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