UT's Morgan Johnson, right, celebrates a kill with teammate Nicole Dalton in the third set against Creighton at the regional round of the 2016 Division I Women's Volleyball Championship at Gregory Gym on Saturday December 10, 2016. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Social reaction: Texas celebrates as Longhorns make annual trip to Final Four

Posted December 11th, 2016

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The Texas volleyball team is heading back to the Final Four.

Following a sweep of Creighton on Saturday evening, Texas is bound for Columbus, Ohio. Texas (27-4) will meet Nebraska (31-2) on Thursday evening in the national semifinals. Stanford (25-7) and Minnesota (29-4) will play for the other spot in the NCAA title match.

There will be plenty of time this week to dissect the match-up between Nebraska and Texas, two teams that played for last year’s championship. But first, let’s take a look at how a team reacts when it returns to the Final Four for a fifth consecutive season.

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First, there was the on-court celebration:

The Longhorns then celebrated with some of the 4,336 fans in Gregory Gym.

The Longhorns then proved that dancing also happens during December Madness.

Finally, it was time to tweet.

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