It was another successful weekend for the University of Wisconsin volleyball team, as they clinched their seventh victory this season in the HotelRED tournament.The Badgers opened their doors to Lipscomb and Texas A&M Thursday, with three days of play allowing for each team to play each other at least once in the schedule. As the hosts, the Badgers took the first game Thursday night against Lipscomb.Wisconsin volleyball dominates at K-State invitationalThe University of Wisconsin women’s volleyball team remains undefeated, moving to a 5-0 record off a very successful tournament at Read…UW’s success Thursday night can largely be attributed to Tionna Williams, who set several personal records after an outstanding performance. Williams tallied 11 blocks and 10 kills, earning her first career double-double.The Badgers managed to pull away from Lipscomb early in the first set, and that momentum allowed for an equally successful second set. It was in the third set that Lipscomb managed to fight back, keeping the game close in scoring between the two teams, but Wisconsin eventually managed to silence the Bison.Friday night was a night off for the Badger, as both visiting teams took on one another at the Fieldhouse. Texas A&M walked away Friday night with a win, defeating the Bison three sets to one.Volleyball: Team remains strong despite losing best players from previous yearThe University of Wisconsin volleyball team had been a dream team in the Big Ten, but when four key seniors Read…Saturday night’s final matchup pitted the Aggies and the Badgers against each other. Even though the Badgers were a little rusty from their day off, they still managed to outplay the Aggies from the beginning.Fans were also in for a surprise when Lauryn Gillis came back on the court to play with her teammates. Gillis has been out for a majority of this young season, still recovering from an ankle injury she acquired from last yearWhile Gillis might have only played a fraction of the game, it was a great look into just how dominant this team could be when they are all playing. Gillis and her fellow Badgers earned yet another three-set sweep, their seventh of the season. Wisconsin has performed outstandingly well this non-conference season, with the Badgers never giving a single set to any of their opponents. With as much success as they’ve had during non-conference play, good things are sure to come to the Badgers once they begin Big Ten play.The Badgers will wrap up their final non-conference game of the regular season next weekend when they host the Badger Classic tournament at the UW Fieldhouse. Wisconsin will welcome Marquette and Southern Mississippi to Madison in what is sure to be an exciting weekend tournament.
SOFIANE BOUFAL saved the day for Saints to force a replay.Son Heung-min thought he had sent Tottenham through with a well-taken strike just before the hour.3 Son opened the scoring after a fine counter-attackCredit: ReutersBut Southampton refused to lie down with their new-found confidence and grabbed a deserved leveller through Boufal with two minutes to go.Both Jose Mourinho and Ralph Hasenhuttl played close to first-choice XIs and the raucous crowd were rewarded with a thrilling FA Cup clash.Son had a decent chance to open the scoring nine minutes in as Lucas Moura and Dele Alli combined to release the South Korean down the left side of the box, but he fired just wide.And they had a goal ruled out just before the break as Giovani Lo Celso found the net via a deflection off an offside Son.Spurs put together the move of the first half as Alli raced away on the counter before feeding Moura with a perfectly-timed pass.The Brazilian cleverly cut across Kevin Danso and looked set to break the deadlock – but his goalbound shot was turned wide by Angus Gunn’s foot. Danny Ings showed what a clever player he is soon after as he got in front of Hugo Lloris to chest down James Ward-Prowse’s quick free-kick, before volleying goalwards.But the England hopeful was denied by a goalline clearance by Japhet Tanganga.Hasenhuttl’s side were dealt a blow when Stuart Armstrong came off with a suspected hamstring injury just before the break.Ings has been in lethal form this term but his radar was just off here as he fired a Michael Obafemi cross agonisingly wide after the break.Lo Celso then kept up his hot form to set up Son’s opener, gliding past four Saints players from his own half before finding the South Korean via Erik Lamela.Son did the rest, finding the corner brilliantly with his 12th goal of the season.3 Son’s strike had to survive a VAR check3 Boufal’s accurate finish takes the tie back to LondonCredit: AFP or licensorslatest football newsGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleTHEIR CALLReferees in Northern Ireland will be given choice on coming back says union bossLo Celso and Son then combined again as the Argentine floated a ball over the top, but his team-mate could only volley over.Saints have become a different side since their festive feast of positive results – with October’s 9-0 home defeat to Leicester feeling like forever ago now.Hasenhuttl’s men pushed for a leveller and should have had one when a free Ings headed wide with five minutes to go.But the hosts did not give up and got their rewards at the death as Ings squared to Boufal, who blasted past Hugo Lloris from inside the box.