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A-State Volleyball set to open NCAA Tournament

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SEATTLE, WA (KAIT) - For the first time since 1999, the Arkansas State Red Wolves Volleyball team will open play in the NCAA Tournament.

A-State takes on Michigan State at 7:00 pm on Friday night in the opening round of the tournament. The Red Wolves and Spartans will do battle on the court at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Washington is hosting this group of bracket play.

The Red Wolves enter with the longest winning streak in the nation at 24 matches are 28-1 on the season overall and went 16-0 during Sun Belt Conference play. Arkansas State won the conference tournament at the end of November.

Michigan State brings a 18-13 season mark with a 10-10 record in Big 10 play. The two teams have never played each other in the sport of volleyball.

The match will be broadcast on the PAC-12 website. You can find the place to watch the game by clicking here.

To view the full bracket for 2015 NCAA Tournament, click here.

The winner will advance to play the Washington/Denver match that will be played following the conclusion of the A-State/Michigan State game. Stay with Region 8 Sports for updates on the match including highlights on Region 8 Sports at Ten.

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