Penn State schedules home matches vs. UCLA, USC to open 2016 season

The site of the 2016 NCAA Tournament will also be the location for one of the biggest non-conference events at the start of the upcoming season.

Penn State coach Mark Pavlik said in a recent with Off the Block that his team will open the season with a home non-conference showcase featuring Ohio State, UCLA and USC. Continue reading

Committee chair: Penn State to be site for 2016 NCAA play-in matches

The NCAA Tournament play-in matches are coming to Penn State for the upcoming season.

NCAA men’s volleyball committee chairman Ron Shayka said in a recent interview with Off the Block that it will keep the current NCAA Tournament format and have the play-in matches, semifinals and finals all take place at the same location. Continue reading

Audio: Committee chair Shayka discusses future NCAA Tourney structure

Check out Off the Block’s interview with Ron Shayka, the NCAA men’s volleyball committee chairman and George Mason associate athletics director, as he discusses the recent NCAA annual meeting, possible changes to the upcoming NCAA Tournament and the coaching change at George Mason. Continue reading