The MIVA Tournament continues with two nationally ranked teams trying to get home wins to advance to the semifinals.
Lewis with its NCAA Tournament at-large bid hopes on the line will play host to Grand Canyon in the conference tournament quarterfinals. In addition, Ball State will try to reach the MIVA Tournament semifinals for the third consecutive season as it plays Lindenwood.
The postseason is getting even closer and several matches tonight will go a long way to determine the conference tournament seeding.
No. 10 Hawai’i will try to pull off the upset and move a step closer to reaching the postseason as it plays host No. 2 BYU. In addition, Penn State and Harvard will meet with first place in the EIVA on the line. Continue reading →
The madness of March has descended onto college men’s volleyball.
No. 1 Loyola and Penn State highlights the slate of matches tonight as both teams eye picking up another signature non-conference victory that could impress the NCAA Tournament selection committee. In addition, No. 7 USC will play host to Cal State Northridge and needs a victory to remain in contention for a possible NCAA Tournament at-large bid.
It’s a smaller than usual slate of matches for a Saturday night, but there is still plenty of intrigue with several matches.
No. 3 Pepperdine days after knocking off No. 1 UCLA will now take on No. 8 UC Santa Barbara, which is coming off an emotional five-game loss to No. 6 USC. In addition, Ball State and Princeton will play each other in a critical non-conference match for both teams. Continue reading →
Five of the top 10 nationally ranked teams have already lost this week and there is a chance more could go down tonight.
No. 10 UC Irvine and No. 5 UC Santa Barbara highlights tonight’s matches with both teams looking to get a rebound victory. In addition, Grand Canyon will try to continue its best start to a season in program history as it plays host to George Mason in a non-conference match.
It’s a huge slate of marquee non-conference matches tonight in college men’s volleyball.
A defacto championship match at the Outrigger Invitational between UCLA and Hawai’i highlights the non-conference matches. However, not to be a overlooked by the non-conference matches is a rematch of the 2013 MPSF championship as No. 1 Long Beach State and BYU met in conference play. Continue reading →
For the first time in its program history, Grand Canyon will have a home match against George Mason.
Grand Canyon coach Jeremy Price said in a recent interview with Off the Block that his team will open its 2014 home season with a two-match series against the EIVA Tournament semi-finalists George Mason. Continue reading →