Gophers volleyball outlasts Creighton to make Sweet 16

  • Article by: RACHEL BLOUNT , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 2, 2012 - 12:26 AM

The Gophers, relying on a balanced attack, rallied to beat the Bluejays and advance to the Sweet 16.

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lamenameDec. 1, 12 9:47 PM

Gopher volleyball is one of the best sports tickets in town. Those women are a lot of fun to watch. The match tonight was exciting and tense. Creighton gave the Gophers a run for their money and made some of us in the seats a bit nervous. Really wish I could make it to Purdue for their match there. Go Gophers!

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larrymickDec. 1, 1210:17 PM

Great job, ladies!!! Good luck in West Lafayette!!!

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mnnumber1Dec. 2, 1210:15 AM

Bad luck being placed in Penn State's regional. If the ladies play Purdue better than we did against Creighton, Penn State will send us packing posthaste.

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stpauloldiesDec. 2, 12 4:45 PM

After next Friday's games, there will probably be 4 Big Ten teams in the Elite 8. People talk about the west coast being the powers in V-ball, but not anymore. 7 teams from the Big Ten made it to the NCAA's, and 4 of them get to the Elite 8 (highly likely), that is bordering on Dominance.

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stpauloldiesDec. 2, 12 4:48 PM

The only thing that really irritates me, is that of the 4 sixteen-team regionals, they loaded up just one of the regionals with 4 big ten teams and 2 in another regional. That left one sixteen-team regional with only ONE Big Ten team, and the other one with NO Big Ten teams. It almost looks like to they're trying to screw over the Big Ten.

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