Purdue (18-13, 8-12) will face Iowa State in the first round of this year’s NCAA Tournament in Columbia, Missouri Thursday evening at 5:30. Sub-regional host Missouri will play Northern Illinois
Purdue is in despite finishing 10th in the B1G because of some signature non-conference wins and a strong RPI (22). The Boilers knocked off then #9 Stanford in five sets in Palo Alto, and they beat #4 Kansas in four sets.
Big Ten teams also making the tournament are: Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan State, Michigan, Penn State, and Ohio State.
Top 16 Seeds
- North Carolina
- Michigan State
- Kansas State
- Penn State