Off the Block crunched the numbers again and went deep inside the bracketology in an attempt to provide insight into the NCAA men’s volleyball committee’s decision to award the final at-large bid to UC Irvine instead of Hawai’i.
Continue reading “Bracketology: Every Selection Sunday datapoint comparing Hawai’i, UC Irvine”
A career season for UC Irvine middle attacker Scott Stadick has culminated with him winning the top national award for blocking.
Off the Block announced Monday that a nationwide voting committee selected Stadick as the 2018 Off the Block/
Springbak, Inc. National Blocker of the Year. Continue reading “UC Irvine’s Stadick named 2018 OTB/Springbak National Blocker of Year”
Long Beach State setter Josh Tuaniga is once again earning the award for being nation’s top setter.
Off the Block announced Monday that for the second consecutive year a nationwide voting committee selected Tuaniga as the recipient of the Lloy Ball Award.
Continue reading “Long Beach State setter Tuaniga wins 2018 Lloy Ball Award”
Five college men’s volleyball players have earned national awards for being the best at their position.
Continue reading “Off the Block, Molten unveil National Position Player of Conference Postseason Awards”
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.
Continue reading “Q&A with selection committee chairperson Oman about NCAA Tournament bracket, at-large bids”
Photo by Jay Sowers.
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.
Continue reading “UC Irvine edges out Hawai’i for final at-large bid to NCAA Tournament”
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,
click here. Continue reading “2018 men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament bracket”
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.
Continue reading “Bracketology: Team comparisons using selection committee criteria”
Photo courtesy of Long Beach State athletics.
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.
Continue reading “Long Beach State dominates from service line to win inaugural Big West championship”
Photo courtesy of John Fajardo and Long Beach State athletics
Check out all the postseason matches today involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow them live.
Continue reading “Conference tournament finals to follow tonight”