BYU leads nation in home attendance by wide margin

BYU is almost doubling every Division I-II men’s volleyball team in the nation in home attendance average one-third of the way through the regular season.

The Cougars through the first six weeks of the regular season are averaging a nation-best 4,595 people per home match — more than 1,500 people higher than any other team.
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UC Irvine jumps to No. 1 in new Relative Strength Factor rankings

There is a new team atop the Off the Block Relative Strength Factor rankings for the second consecutive week.

UC Irvine moved up two spots to No. 1 in this week’s new RSF rankings that Off the Block released Monday.

The RSF is a mathematical equation created by Off the Block to give an accurate representation of the best Division I-II men’s volleyball teams in the nation. The formula is similar to the Ratings Percentage Index used in other NCAA sports, but it is customized to reflect the differences in NCAA men’s volleyball.
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Springfield pounds Lees-McRae in sweep to win Morgan Classic title

The college that is the birthplace of volleyball is now champions of the oldest college men’s volleyball non-conference tournament.

Springfield swept Lees-McRae 25-21, 25-15, 27-25 on Saturday in Springfield, Mass., to win the Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic championship for the first time in its program history.
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Top 5 men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

It could be a night of firsts in college men’s volleyball.

Lees-McRae and Springfield will meet in the Morgan Classic championship match as they both attempt to win the tournament for the first time in their program history. In addition, UC San Diego will try to do something it has never accomplished in its history: defeat No. 4 BYU.

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Top 5 men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

It’s all about revenge and rivalries tonight in college men’s volleyball.

No. 3 Stanford will get its rematch against No. 10 Long Beach State — almost 10 months after losing to the 49ers in the conference tournament. In addition, on the West Coast two of the nation’s best young setters will face each other, while on the East Coast a Conference Carolinas team will make history at one of the oldest volleyball tournaments.

Check out the top five men’s volleyball matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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Off the Block launches Morgan Classic Twitter Challenge

Volleyball fans can now Tweet their championship match predictions for the Off the Block Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic Twitter Challenge.

The Off the Block Volleyball Hall of Fame Morgan Classic Twitter Challenge is a contest that gives fans the opportunity to win a Volleyball Hall of Fame prize pack for predicting who will win one of the most prestigious tournaments.
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