Hawai’i edges BYU for best home attendance in 2015

There is a new team atop the national rankings for home attendance.

Hawai’i finished the 2015 season with a nation-best 3,671 home attendance average to snap BYU’s three-year streak of leading college men’s volleyball teams in attendance. Continue reading

Projected top 10 college men’s volleyball teams for 2016 season

The on-campus championship celebration for Loyola hasn’t even happened yet, but it’s time to start looking forward to the 2016 season.

Check out Off the Block’s early projections at what teams will be in the top top 10 of the preseason national rankings for the upcoming season that is eight months away from starting. Continue reading

Conference tournament quarterfinal matches to follow tonight

The busiest day in the college men’s volleyball postseason is here with the MIVA Tournament and MPSF Tournament getting underway.

Pepperdine playing host to UC Santa Barbara highlights the four MPSF Tournament quarterfinals tonight. In addition, BYU after pulling off two upsets last week will attempt to pull off another one as it travels to USC. Continue reading

Off the Block podcast: College men’s volleyball weekly

With The Net Live podcast on a break this week, Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes, Penn State assistant coach Jay Hosack and MPSF guru Rob Espero sat down to discuss the upcoming college men’s volleyball postseason.

Check out the first installment of the College Men’s Volleyball Weekly podcast. In addition, be sure to listen to the national award winning The Net Live and its college volleyball weekly segment airing most Mondays. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The postseason is not here yet, but several matches tonight will have a definite postseason feel.

No. 1 Hawai’i will attempt to maintain its hold on first place in the MPSF as it opens a two-match series against No. 6 BYU. In addition, No. 12 UCLA and No. 14 Stanford will play each other with a postseason berth on the line. Check out all the college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight. Continue reading

Top college men’s volleyball matches to follow tonight

The postseason picture and conference tournament brackets have a chance to get further solidified with several critical matches tonight.

No. 11 Ohio State and No. 14 IPFW will play each other in a late-season conference match with both teams needing a victory a improve their postseason seeding. In addition, No. 6 BYU will look to avoid a possible upset as it continues its weekend series against No. 13 CSUN. Continue reading