Creighton Volleyball Hosts NCAA Tournament For the First Time

No. 9 national seed and 15th-ranked Creighton Volleyball hosts the NCAA Tournament for the first time this weekend when the Bluejays make their sixth straight trip, and seventh overall, to the Big Dance.

The Bluejays (25-6, 16-2 BIG EAST) will meet Coastal Carolina (20-7, 15-1 Sun Belt) on Friday at 7:05 p.m. in a battle of league champions.

Friday’s Coastal Carolina/Creighton winner advances to play the victor of Friday’s 4:05 p.m. match between No. 25 Missouri State (28-5, 18-0 Missouri Valley) and No. 12 Michigan State (21-8, 14-6 Big Ten), the NCAA Tournament’s only First Round match-up of top-25 teams.

Saturday’s match-up of First Round winners will begin at 6:05 p.m., with a trip to the Sweet 16 on the line.

D.J. Sokol Arena (2,500 capacity) in Omaha, Neb., will host the action.