Video: Men’s volleyball national media poll ballot breakdown

Pepperdine for the first time in almost four years is back atop the national media poll.

The undefeated Waves received all but three first-place votes to jump to No. 1 in the new Volleyball Magazine Poll released Tuesday morning.

Pepperdine moved up one spot ahead of Loyola after defeating USC last week to remain undefeated. In addition, it is the first time since 2010 that the Waves have been ranked No. 1 in the national poll.

Check out this week’s top 10 men’s volleyball media poll, and the video breakdown of how Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes voted in this week’s poll.

Volleyball Magazine Men’s Division I-II Top 10 Poll
1. Pepperdine — 96 (7) points
2. Loyola — 88 (2) points
3. UCLA — 82 (1) points
4. Long Beach State — 54 points
5. UC Santa Barbara — 53 points
6. BYU — 52 points
7. USC — 50 points
8. Stanford — 37 points
9. Hawai’i — 16 points
10. UC Irvine — 14 points
Others receiving votes: Lewis, Penn State



Volleyball Magazine Poll ballot (Vinnie Lopes, OTB editor)
1. UCLA
2. Loyola
3. Pepperdine
4. USC
5. BYU
6. Long Beach State
7. UC Santa Barbara
8. Stanford
9. Lewis
10. Hawai’i