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No. 1 Nittany Lions hang on

Updated: October 23, 2012, 11:03 PM ET
By Mechelle Voepel

Volleyball fans have had Oct. 28 circled for a while. That's when No. 1 Penn State travels to No. 4 Nebraska. But the Nittany Lions almost got an unpleasant surprise before facing the Huskers, as Penn State had to go to five sets to avoid an upset this past Saturday at Michigan.

The Nittany Lions had been cruising along in the Big Ten since their first meeting with the Huskers, a 3-1 victory at Penn State on Sept. 19. They'd won five of their subsequent eight matches in sweeps, ...

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