The top 5 men’s volleyball stories of the week

It’s your top five men’s volleyball story list, but with a twist.

Every Sunday during the men’s volleyball regular season, Off the Block will post the top five best men’s volleyball stories of the week from around the nation. The list, though, is based more on how well the reporter wrote and covered the story rather than just what happened on the court.
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Top 5 men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The Midwest and East Coast have the majority of top matches tonight, but the spotlight will be on the West Coast for another match-up between two top-five nationally ranked teams.

No. 1 BYU and No. 4 Long Beach State will play each other in a match that could not only have big implications in the conference standings but in the race for the lone at-large spot to the NCAA Tournament. In addition, out in the MIVA Lindenwood looks to pull another upset this weekend as it plays host to Loyola.

Check out the top-five men’s volleyball matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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Top 5 men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The playoffs are about a month way but postseason positioning is on the line tonight in college men’s volleyball.

No. 6 Ohio State looks to stay in content for a MIVA regular season championship as travels to play its longtime conference rival Ball State. In addition, No. 1 BYU one day before playing No. 4 Long Beach State looks to avoid a trap game against No. 8 Cal State Northridge.

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Men’s volleyball bracketology

With conference tournaments less than one month away, Off the Block will begin its weekly bracketology projecting the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament bracket.

The men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament is comprised of four teams. Automatic bids are awarded to the winners of the EIVA, MIVA and MPSF conference tournaments, and the NCAA Men’s Volleyball National Committee chooses one team for an at-large bid.
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