This is the last weekend for NCAA women’s teams before they start conference play next week.

There are a couple of intriguing matchups, not the least of which has No. 6 Illinois at No. 10 Arizona State on Saturday night.

There’s also No. 2 Texas playing at No. 16 Arizona tonight and No. 5 Florida playing host Sunday to No. 18 Florida State, always a great rivalry and a good one in the Southeast.

Stanford, ranked No. 8, plays Pacific, tied for 24th with Kentucky.

You can read Deb Kniffin’s blog examining her top five for the AVCA here.

There’s a good Arizona story in Read it here.

We’ve got a lot of the TV listings here at our site, but frankly it’s been awful tough to keep up, especially with the individual schools that stream. USA Volleyball has a TV guide, too. As they say, check your local listings. At corporate headquarters, we used the channel guide to see what’s on the Longhorn Network, SEC Network, ESPNU, Universal, Fox Sports regionals, Big Ten and Pac-12. And then we check the apps. Oftentimes there is one TV hooked to cable, another with Apple TV and the apps, and an iPad going all at once.

USA men beat Tunisia, move on to Tokyo

The USA will head to Tokyo on Saturday where it will battle undefeated Poland, which was 7-0 going into its match on Friday. Teams at the World Cup play 11 matches in 16 days in a round-robin format. The top two teams qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Read the USA Volleyball story here.

USA men’s junior team beats Japan

The team, playing in Mexicali, Mexico,

The U.S. won Pool G in the consolation bracket of the 2015 World Championship, which puts the MJNT as a No. 1 seed in a four-team bracket deciding 9-12th place overall. The team will begin the final classification in a match against France or Poland at 8 p.m. ET on Sept. 19.

Read the USA Volleyball story here.

And other random story links

Here’s one about Ohio StateThe Big West release about its league gamesThe Atlantic Sun has a lot going on this weekend … Penn State goes to USF and plays Auburn … Crank up the TVs and iPads.

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