WKU VOLLEYBALL | Lady Toppers Preparing for NCAA Tournament

11/30/2017 06:36 PM

The WKU volleyball team is getting ready for its opening round match of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, when the Lady Tops take on Notre Dame in Lexington.

The match is slated to begin at 5 p.m. ET inside Memorial Coliseum.

WKU earned an automatic bid to The Big Dance after winning its fourth-straight Conference USA Tournament.

Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough spoke with WKU head coach Travis Hudson on Thursday and asked him what it was like for his team to play its opening round match inside its home state:

The winner of Friday’s match will face the winner of No. 4 Kentucky and East Tennessee St.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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