BYU's 11th-ranked women's volleyball team, tuning up for next week's NCAA tournament, took on ninth-ranked Long Beach State Friday night at the Long Beach Invitational. Almost three hours later, The Cougars found themselves on the short end of a 15-7, 11-15, 12-15, 15- 7, 15-11 score.

The Cougars (24-7) took on seventh-ranked Santa Barbara and Houston Saturday.