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Volleyball to face Nebraska Saturday for national championship

Texas setter Chloe Collins dished out 64 assists in the Longhorns' 3-1 victory over Minnesota, setting up a rematch with Nebraska in Sunday's NCAA Championship title game (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Texas setter Chloe Collins dished out 64 assists in the Longhorns' 3-1 victory over Minnesota, setting up a rematch with Nebraska in Sunday's NCAA Championship title game (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

***EDIT: Longhorns will take on fourth-seeded Nebraska in Saturday's NCAA title match at 6:30 p.m. CT (ESPN2). Not on Sunday as this article originally reported***

By Steve Lansdale

OMAHA, Neb. — Big 12 Player of the Year Amy Neal registered a career-high 25 kills and junior All-America Paulina Prieto Cerame added 19 to lead the No. 3 University of Texas volleyball team (30-2) past second-ranked Minnesota, 3-1 (26-24, 27-25, 23-25, 25-21), giving the Longhorns a spot in the NCAA Championship match.

Texas will face