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Illinois sweeps Eastern Michigan in NCAA Tournament First Round

Heading to the Round of 32.

Illinois is headed to the Round of 32.

The Illini disposed of Eastern Michigan in three sets on Friday night at Huff Hall.

Illinois easily won the first set 25-14 behind three kills from Beth Prince. The second set was even easier with a 25-9 advantage. The Eagles put a battle in the third set, but Illinois prevailed.

Eastern Michigan was making its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance.

Illinois will face Louisville on Saturday night at Huff Hall. The match will start at 7 p.m.