Volleyball Bulldogs Headed to Kansas for NCAA Tournament First Round

Published on November 28, 2016 by Philip Poole  


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The Samford volleyball Bulldogs will play at 5th-seeded University of Kansas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, it was announced during the NCAA Tournament selection show Sunday evening (Nov. 27).
The game is Thursday, Dec.1, at 6:30 p.m. CT. The Bulldogs earned their bid to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Southern Conference tournament. Kansas won the Big XII championship.

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ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.