Off the Block conducted an interview with Janine Oman, NCAA men’s volleyball committee chairperson and Ohio State executive associate athletic director, after the seven-team NCAA Tournament bracket was unveiled on Sunday.
Among the highlights of the NCAA Tournament field included UC Irvine edging out Hawai’i for the final at-large bid and King traveling to Ohio State for the NCAA Tournament play-in match.
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The season and chance at a NCAA championship continues for UC Irvine.
The Anteaters earned the final at-large bid to the seven-team NCAA Tournament field that was announced Sunday afternoon.
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The seven-team field for the NCAA Tournament was announced on Monday. Check out the tournament field and to fill out your bracket for the Off the Block NCAA Tournament bracket challenge,
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Check out all the ways to follow the live coverage of Selection Sunday and the unveiling of the 2018 men’s volleyball Division I-II NCAA Tournament bracket.
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Selection Sunday has arrived along with the season’s final Off the Block NCAA Tournament projections.
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All the matches are done, and now it’s up left to the NCAA men’s volleyball committee to determine the NCAA Tournament field.
Off the Block has crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament seeding.
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Long Beach State had best serving performances of the season to win inaugural Big West Tournament championship.
Long Beach State had a season-high 10 aces as it swept Hawai’i 25-23, 25-14, 25-19 in the Big West Tournament finals on Saturday in Long Beach, California.
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All-MPSF outside attacker Brenden Sander delivered his farewell performance at the Smith Fieldhouse in grand fashion.
Sander finished with a match-high 18 kills while hitting .485 as BYU rallied to beat UCLA 17-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-21 in the MPSF Tournament finals on Saturday in Provo, Utah.
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Listen to Off the Block’s postmatch interview with coach Brian Baise after Harvard defeated Princeton in the EIVA Tournament finals on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
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Listen to Off the Block’s postmatch interview with coach Ryan Booher after King swept Barton on Saturday to win the ConfCarolinas championship and earn the program’s first berth to the NCAA Tournament.
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