The Missouri Volleyball team got the news it was waiting for on Sunday. After putting together a 22-4 season, and a number-ten ranking in the polls, the Tigers were awarded one of 16 regionals in the NCAA Tournament, which begins Friday.
This marks the sixth-straight tournament bid for the Tigers and the second-straight season that they’ve earned a regional bid.
MU will be the 10th seed overall and will face Missouri St.(24-8) at 7:30 at the Hearnes Center at 7:30 on Friday. The Bears got an automatic bid by knocking off 23rd ranked Wichita St. with a sweep in the championship match of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday.
The early game will feature Arkansas vs. St. Mary’s (Ca.) at 5:30.
The Tigers were one of seven Big 12 teams that earned a spot in the tournament. Nebraska, Kansas, Kansas St., Colorado, Texas and Texas A&M also earned bids.