USC, UCLA Advance To NCAA Regionals

Two Pac-12 teams are headed to the NCAA Tournament regionals. Seventh-seeded USC and ninth-seeded UCLA are still in contention for the national championship, but take on tough opponents at their respective regional sites. The Trojans travel to 10th-seeded Hawai'i, while the Bruins take on four-time defending national champion and eighth-seeded Penn State in Lexington, Ky. Both the Rainbow Wahine and Nittany Lions have impressive NCAA Tournament histories. On top of the four-consecutive NCAA titles, PSU is riding a 26-match postseason win streak. UH has won three national titles and boast a 74 percent postseason-winning percentage.

The NCAA Tournament Regional semifinals will be streamed live on Direct links to the streaming can be found at All of the regional final matchups will be televised live on ESPNU.

Seven Pac-12 teams earned NCAA Tournament bids this year and three were seeded in the top 16 ... USC claimed the Pac-12's automatic bid after winning the first-ever Pac-12 Championship title ... The Conference has sent at least six teams to the NCAA Tournament for 12-consecutive years ... There have been 26 upsets by Pac-12 teams so far this season ... In the latest AVCA Coaches poll, USC is the No. 1 team in the nation, followed by No. 4 UCLA, No. 6 Cardinal, No. 10 Golden Bears, No. 11 Huskies and the No. 13 Ducks.


Friday & Saturday, Dec. 9 & 10

#9 UCLA (26-6) vs. #8 Penn State (25-7) ( - 5 p.m. ET
Kentucky (28-5) vs. #1 Texas (24-4) ( - 7 p.m. ET
Winners meet Saturday (ESPNU) - 4:30 p.m. ET
Lexington Regional

Pepperdine (24-6) vs. Kansas State (22-10) ( - 5 p.m. HT
#7 USC (27-4) at #10 Hawai'i (31-1) ( - 7 p.m. HT
Winners meet Saturday (ESPNU) - 7 p.m. HT
Honolulu Regional

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12:00 PM PT

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