Top 5 men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

Nine of the top 10 ranked teams are in action tonight, including two matches pitting these top teams against each other.

No. 1 BYU coming off a bye week will play host to No. 7 Stanford and will attempt to extend its six-match winning streak, while No. 2 UCLA will play its crosstown rival No. 4 USC in another Battle Los Angeles rivalry match.

Check out the top five men’s volleyball matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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Final day to vote in Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Month

Fans have less than 24 hours to vote for one of the seven finalists for the Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Month award.

The Player of the Month award recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player.
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My men’s volleyball media poll ballot

Penn State after a one-week absence from the top five in the national rankings is back in the top-tier.

The Nittany Lions jumped up two spots to No. 5 in the newest top 10 media poll that was released Tuesday — the only team to move up more than one spot. In addition, BYU earned all but one first-place vote to remain No. 1 for the third straight week.

Check out this week’s top 10 men’s volleyball media poll and my ballot with explanations on why ranked each team where I did.
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Voting now open for Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Month

Off the Block selected the seven finalists, and now it is up to the fans to determine who should win the Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Month for January.

The Player of the Month award recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player.
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Finalists selected for January Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Month

Seven players have been selected as finalists for the Off the Block Fan Choice Player of the Month.

The Player of the Month award recognizes the best individual performances from NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball players during the month and gives volleyball fans from around the world the chance to determine who was the best player.

Off the Block selected the finalists for the January award. The finalists include UCLA middle attacker Thomas Amberg, UC Irvine outside attacker Carson Clark, USC outside attacker Tony Ciarelli, Penn State setter Edgardo Goas, Lewis outside attacker Jay Petty, BYU outside attacker Taylor Sander and Ohio State outside attacker Shawn Sangrey.
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BYU ranked No. 1 in new Off the Block Relative Strength Factor

Add another national ranking that BYU is No. 1 for this week.

No. 1 BYU finished atop the season’s first Off the Block Relative Strength Factor rankings that was released Monday.

The Off the Block Relative Strength Factor 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.
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