Purdue's volleyball team earned their third straight NCAA Tournament berth and eighth in the last nine seasons on Sunday.
Purdue will face Colorado State in the first round match in Tallahassee, Florida.
No. 9 seeded Florida State and Hofstra will face off in the other first round match. The winners of Friday's matches will meet in a Saturday contest. All matches will take place in Tully Gym on the campus of Florida State University.
This is Purdue's 15th overall NCAA Tournament appearance and its eighth in the last nine seasons. The berth gives the team a chance to improve its 19-14 all-time tournament record.
In accordance with a presidential proclamation regarding the passing of Nelson Mandela, Gov. Mike Pence is directing that flags be flown at half-staff beginning immediately for Hoosiers state-wide.
Inventions were built by Purdue mechanical engineering students for a final class project.
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly has traveled around the state throughout the week talking with workers at automotive plants.