Video: UC Irvine vs. Loyola NCAA Tournament semifinals pregame show

UC Irvine is two wins aways from becoming the first repeat national champion in almost 20 years but it will first have to get past a Loyola team its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

The No. 2 UC Irvine after earning the only at-large bid to the four-team NCAA Tournament will play the No. 3 seed and MIVA champions Loyola in the semifinals at 6 p.m. (PST) Thursday in Los Angeles. Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes breaks down the match and the big storylines to follow as the Anteaters and Ramblers play for a spot in the NCAA championship match.

Check out this Off the Block NCAA Tournament pregame show to find out what you need to know about the match.