The top college men’s volleyball stories of the week

It’s your top men’s volleyball stories list, but with a twist.

Every Sunday during the men’s volleyball regular season, Off the Block will post the best men’s volleyball stories of the week from around the nation. The list, though, is based more on how well the reporter wrote and covered the story rather than just what happened on the court. Continue reading

Video: No. 9 USC beats rival No. 12 UCLA in marathon match

Middle attacker Andy Benesh had a team-high 13 kills on a .600 attack percentage to help No. 9 USC defeat its crosstown rival No. 12 UCLA 19-25, 25-22, 14-25, 25-22, 15-11 on Saturday in Los Angeles.

Check out the video highlights of the rivalry match shot by Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates. Continue reading

Videos: USC completes comeback vs. UCSB in fifth game OT

Outside attacker Cristian Rivera had a match-high 20 kills and added 12 digs as No. 9 USC rallied from a two-game deficit to beat No. 7 UC Santa Barbara 23-25, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 16-14 on Friday in Los Angeles.

Check out the video highlights from the match shot by Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates. Continue reading