The Mizzou volleyball program was selected for its second consecutive NCAA Tournament and 10th in the last 12 seasons as the NCAA announced its 64-field tournament. The Tigers will play Florida in the opening round at Northern Iowa, who earned the No. 6 national seed. Mizzou played the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament at Northern Iowa last season before advancing to the NCAA Sweet 16.
The Missouri State volleyball team earned a spot in its seventh NCAA Tournament in the last nine seasons Sunday, parlaying its 22-8 season and No. 42 ranking in the RPI into an at-large selection. The Bears will begin tournament play at 15th-seeded Pepperdine (22-6) on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Malibu, CA. First serve is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. Central.