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Nebraska Volleyball

Padding the Stats: Power Ranking Nebraska's Wins against Penn State

December 14, 2017

In the mid-2000s, Penn State became the preeminent powerhouse in college volleyball. The Nittany Lions won four straight national championships and six in an eight-year span under the direction of legendary coach Russ Rose. The Nittany Lions won eight straight Big Ten titles and 10 in 11 years. Penn State set an incredibly high bar for both the Big Ten and the country.

Since joining the Big Ten in 2011, Nebraska Coach John Cook has been trying to clear that bar. 

“Every decision we make in recruiting, how we train, what systems we're going to run, can we beat Penn State?” Cook said.

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