Video: Players, coaches react to Long Beach sweeping BYU

No. 2/3 Long Beach State swept No. 3/2 BYU 25-16, 25-23, 25-18 on Saturday in Long Beach, California, to earn a split in their two-match weekend series.

Check out Off the Block special contributor Jonathan Bates’ postmatch interviews with Long Beach State outside attacker TJ DeFalco, middle attacker Taylor Gregory and BYU assistant coach Luka Slabe. Continue reading

Inside the VolleyMetrics: Breaking down BYU vs. Long Beach State series

[Editor’s note: Off the Block is partnering with VolleyMetrics this season to provide the volleyball community with an in-depth analysis at the stats and in-match metrics for college men’s volleyball. The following analysis is from VolleyMetrics.]

This week we want to keep an eye on two matches. No. 3/2 BYU plays No. 2/3 Long Beach State on Friday and Saturday in Long Beach, California. Continue reading