U.S. reveals final roster for World Championship qualification tournament

The U.S. roster is set for the tournament that will determine if the country qualifies for the 2015 FIVB Men’s Junior World Championship.

USA Volleyball announced its 12-player roster that includes two Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. Freshman All-American Team selections for the upcoming NORCECA Men’s U-21 Continental Championship.
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Volleyball Magazine announces 2014 Player of Year, All-American Teams

There will be no split decision this season on who is the National Player of the Year.

Outside attacker Taylor Sander after leading BYU to a conference title and NCAA Tournament berth was voted the 2014 Volleyball Magazine National Player of the Year in the magazine’s latest issue released earlier this week.
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NCAA Tournament semifinal matches to follow tonight

Four teams remain and by the end of the night only two will be left still fighting for a national championship.

The NCAA Tournament semifinals get underway tonight at Loyola’s Gentile Arena as Stanford and BYU play each other in a rematch of the MPSF Tournament championship match. In addition, two traditional conference powerhouses Penn State and Loyola will meet in the other semifinal match.

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Top historical trends, stats to know about 2014 NCAA Tournament field

The numbers and trends make every NCAA Tournament interesting, but this upcoming NCAA Tournament significantly stands out.

Check out the six historical trends and stats to know heading into the upcoming NCAA Tournament this week in Chicago. Continue reading