The University of Wisconsin volleyball team advanced to the Sweet 16 with victories over UW-Green Bay and Pepperdine. 

The No. 6 seed Badgers (24-6) will play San Diego (18-12) at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Huff Hall in Champaign, Illinois. The host Fighting Illini (30-3) will meet Marquette (28-6) in the other regional semifinal at 11 a.m.

Friday’s winners will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday for a berth in the final four December 13-15 at Minneapolis.