Bracketology: Team comparisons using NCAA selection committee criteria

The postseason is here and the bracketology picture is beginning to become a little more clear.

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: Newest strength of schedule rankings

The NCAA along with releasing its weekly RPI rankings unveiled the college men’s volleyball strength of schedule rankings.

A team’s opponent strength of schedule is one of the three components used to determine its RPI ranking. The RPI is also one of the nine pieces of criteria the selection committee uses when creating the NCAA Tournament field. Continue reading

OTB, Springbak launch annual perfect postseason bracket challenge

A $50 Starbucks gift card and a prize-pack from Springbak, Inc. and Off the Block will be award to a fan who can fill out the perfect college men’s volleyball postseason bracket.

Off the Block announced Wednesday that it will reward the gift card and prize-pack to the participant of the annual Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Postseason Bracket Challenge who can successfully predict every match result from the four conference tournaments and the six-team NCAA Tournament. Continue reading

Bracketology: Team comparisons using NCAA selection committee criteria

It’s the final week of the regular season and races still remain tight in the college men’s volleyball bracketology.

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