BYU, George Mason, Loyola, UCI to play in 2016 AVCA Showcase

One of the biggest non-conference tournaments at the start of the 2016 season is coming to BYU.

BYU announced Wednesday that it will play host to the annual AVCA Showcase with UC Irvine, George mason and the two-time defending NCAA champions Loyola also competing in the event. Continue reading

Video: LBSU great Crabb talks success at WSOBV, Manhattan Beach Open

Check out Off the Block special contributor Ted Wang’s interview with former Long Beach State All-American outside attacker Taylor Crabb. The 2013 National Player of the Year making a transition to beach volleyball helped his co-ed team win a championship at the World Series of Beach Volleyball on Saturday and recently finished in third place at the Manhattan Beach Open. Continue reading

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