Breakdown of conference tournament seeding scenarios

Few matches remain in the regular season, but there are still several seeding uncertainties left for the upcoming college men’s volleyball conference tournaments.

Check out this updated breakdown of each team’s conference tournament seeding scenarios.


MPSF TOURNAMENT
The MPSF Tournament is an eight-team tournament that begins April 20 with the four quarterfinal matches.

BYU (21-4, 20-3 MPSF) — Clinched MPSF regular season title, No. 1 seed and home court advantage throughout MPSF Tournament.

UC Irvine (21-6, 18-6 MPSF) — Clinched No. 2 seed and a home match for the MPSF Tournament quarterfinals.

Long Beach State (21-7, 17-6 MPSF) — Clinched No. 3 seed and a home match for the MPSF Tournament quarterfinals.

UCLA (20-10, 16-8 MPSF) — Clinched No. 4 seed and a home match for the MPSF Tournament quarterfinals.

Pepperdine (14-10, 13-11 MPSF) — Clinch No. 5 seed.

Stanford (15-11, 12-11 MPSF) — Clinch No. 6 seed.

UC Santa Barbara (15-15, 11-13 MPSF) — Clinch No. 7 seed.

Cal State Northridge (11-14, 9-14 MPSF) — Can clinch postseason berth if it wins its remaining conference match or Hawai’i loses its remaining matches.

Hawai’i (10-16, 9-14 MPSF) — Can clinch postseason berth if it wins its remaining conference matches and Cal State Northridge loses its remaining match.

USC (6-18, 6-18 MPSF) — Eliminated from postseason.

Pacific (8-19, 5-18 MPSF) — Eliminated from postseason.

UC San Diego (7-21, 4-19 MPSF) — Eliminated from postseason.

Cal Baptist (16-13, 12-11 MPSF) — Ineligible for postseason.


MIVA TOURNAMENT
The MIVA Tournament is the only men’s volleyball conference tournament that includes all of its eligible members and begins April 19-20 with three quarterfinal matches.

Lewis (19-8, 10-3 MIVA) — Clinched at least No. 2 seed. Can clinch No. 1 seed and MIVA regular season title if it wins its remaining conference match or Loyola loses its remaining conference match.

Loyola (19-8, 10-3 MIVA) — Clinched at least No. 2 seed and a home match for the MIVA Tournament quarterfinals. Can clinch No. 1 seed and out-right MVA regular season title if wins its remaining conference match and Lewis loses its remaining conference match.

Ball State (19-5, 8-5 MIVA) –- Can clinch No. 3 seed if it wins its remaining conference match. Clinched at least No. 4 seed and a home match for the MIVA Tournament quarterfinals.

Ohio State (18-7, 8-5 MIVA) — Clinched at least No. 4 seed a home match for the MIVA Tournament quarterfinals. Can clinch No. 3 seed if it wins its remaining conference match and Ball State loses its remaining match.

Grand Canyon (15-14, 6-7 MIVA) — Clinch No. 5 seed.

IPFW (12-12, 4-9 MIVA) — Clinched No. 6 seed.

Quincy (10-19, 1-12 MIVA) — Clinched No. 7 seed.

Lindenwood (19-10, 5-8 MIVA) — Ineligible for postseason.


EIVA TOURNAMENT
The EIVA Tournament is a four-team tournament that begins April 25 with the two semifinal matches.

Penn State (19-6, 11-1 EIVA) –- Clinched No. 1 seed and right to play host to EIVA Tournament. Can clinch out-right EIVA regular season title if it wins one of its two remaining conference matches or George Mason loses its remaining conference match.

George Mason (14-11, 10-3 EIVA) –- Clinched at least No. 3 seed. Can clinch No. 2 seed if it wins its one remaining conference match. Can also clinch No. 2 seed if it losses final conference match to Princeton and Harvard wins its three remaining conference matches.

Princeton (12-8, 9-4 EIVA) — Can clinch No. 2 seed if it sweeps George Mason in final conference match and Harvard loses one of its remaining three conference matches. Can clinch No. 3 seed it beats George Mason in final conference match or Harvard loses one of its remaining conference matches.

Harvard (15-8, 8-4 EIVA) — Clinched postseason berth. Can clinch No. 3 seed if it wins its two remaining conference matches and Princeton loses its remaining conference match.

St. Francis (10-15, 5-7 EIVA) –- Eliminated from postseason.

NJIT (6-19, 3-8 EIVA) — Eliminated from postseason.

Sacred Heart (4-17, 2-10 EIVA) — Eliminated from postseason.

Rutgers-Newark (4-18, 0-11 EIVA) — Eliminated from postseason.

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