Deeper look at men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament selection criteria

UCLA’s chances of an at-large bid vanished Saturday with its postseason loss, but four teams remain in a tight race for spot in the Final Four.

With the conference tournaments underway and Selection Sunday in five days, the race for the lone at-large bid and seeding for the NCAA Tournament remains tight among the nation’s top teams. In addition, a closer look at the criteria used by the selection committee shows because of the close race the conference tournament semifinal matches could have an increased significance in determining this year’s at-large bid.
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Conference tournament men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The madness of April is upon us.

Five conference tournament matches will be played tonight as well as a defacto play-in match for the four-team EIVA Tournament starting next week. The four MPSF Tournament quarterfinal matches highlight postseason play today as five West Coast teams enter still with a chance to get the at-large bid the NCAA Tournament.

Check out all the conference tournament matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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Conference tournament men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The NCAA men’s volleyball postseason is finally here with an appetizer portion of matches tonight.

The postseason begins with two matches in the Midwest as No. 8 Lewis plays last-place Quincy, while Loyola and IPFW renew their budding conference rivalry as they play each other in the MIVA Tournament quarterfinals.

Check out the conference tournament matches from around the nation to follow tonight.
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MPSF, MIVA brackets open for Off the Block bracket challenge

Volleyball fans still have time fill out and submit their MIVA Tournament and MPSF Tournament brackets and win a chance to potentially see the United States clinch an Olympic berth.

The Kill on Two/Off the Block NCAA Men’s Volleyball Postseason Bracket Challenge is a new contest that gives fans the opportunity to predict who will win matches in the upcoming MPSF, MIVA and EIVA conference tournaments and the four-team NCAA Tournament.
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