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Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard on his team’s NCAA Tournament run & what comes next

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Four Kansas volleyball players break down their run to the Sweet 16


Ray Bechard: KU volleyball ‘riding a pretty good wave’ into Sweet 16

After his team knocked out Creighton and advanced to the program’s first Sweet 16 since 2015, Kansas volleyball head coach Ray Bechard said he was impressed with the Jayhawks’ resilience and offensive execution in a second-round NCAA Tournament win.


Mosser, Farris, Crawford react to KU volleyball’s upset win, moving to Sweet 16

After they helped Kansas volleyball knock off host Creighton and advance to the Sweet 16, Jayhawks Jenny Mosser, Kennedy Farris and Caroline Crawford explained how KU pulled off its second upset win in as many nights.


Ray Bechard: KU volleyball peaking at right time

After his Kansas volleyball team knocked out No. 19 Oregon — in 3 sets — in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, head coach Ray Bechard explained how the young team’s loose approach is working well for the Jayhawks lately.


Crawford, Turner and Bien react to KU volleyball’s NCAA Tournament win

Kansas volleyball players Caroline Crawford, Camryn Turner and Caroline Bien react to the Jayhawks' 3-0 upset victory over No. 19 Oregon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

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KU volleyball players and head coach Ray Bechard break down the Jayhawks’ return to the NCAA Tournament


KU Sports Extra: Volleyball Final Four Preview

Tom Keegan and Matt Tait preview the Kansas volleyball team’s trip to the Final Four, in Omaha, where the Jayhawks will face Nebraska in the NCAA Tournament national semifinals Thursday night.

Find out how the Jayhawks (30-2) got to this stage for the first time in school history, and just how much damage they could do in the coming days.


Ray Bechard talks Final Four, facing Nebraska in hostile territory

Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard, in his 18th season with the Jayhawks, leads the program to its first Final Four this week.

Bechard likes that the Big 12 and midwest represented well in the NCAA Tournament this season, with Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas joining KU as national semifinalists, but he jokes it won’t exactly be a neutral setting when the Jayhawks face the Huskers in Omaha Thursday night (8:30 p.m., ESPN2).

An offseason trip to play some international competition, Bechard adds, helped mold this KU team (30-2) into something special.

And although KU has never defeated Nebraska in volleyball — the Huskers own the series, 86-0-1 — Bechard likes that this group of Jayhawks has never faced the former Big 12 juggernaut.


Meet the Final Four-bound Jayhawks

We caught up with as many members of the Final Four-bound Kansas volleyball team as we could before they got ready to head off to Omaha, to take on Nebraska in the NCAA national semifinals.

Find out a little bit about each player — and their head coach — before they face the home-state Huskers Thursday night (8:30 p.m., on ESPN2) at CenturyLink Center.