Underdog ISU Ready for Second Straight NCAA

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PEORIA, Ill. — The Redbirds feel like they belong.

Friday night they will try and prove it. Illinois State plays in its second straight NCAA volleyball regional this weekend and faces fourth-ranked Wisconsin (22-6) in the opening round Friday in Madison.

Missouri Valley Conference tournament champion ISU (22-11) is also joined by UCLA and Notre Dame in the four-team regional.

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