All-MIVA opposite Miles Johnson finished with both a match-high 11 kills and three aces as No. 2/2 Ohio State swept No. 14 Grand Canyon in the MIVA Tournament finals on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. This is the fourth MIVA championship for the Buckeyes this decade. OSU Athletics/Walt Middleton
The defending NCAA champions used its conference tournament finals to deliver a resounding statement to rest of the nation.
No. 2/2 Ohio State days after surviving a five-game upset scare in the semifinals rebounded to sweep Grand Canyon 25-16, 25-22, 25-11 on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio and clinch a berth to the NCAA Tournament.
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A single match result on Conference Championship Saturday can drastically alter the NCAA Tournament field.
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Watch Off the Block editor Vinnie Lopes breakdown both MIVA Tournament semifinal matches that went to a decisive fifth game on Wednesday.
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Check out all the postseason matches today involving NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball teams and how to follow them live.
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Six players based on your votes now have an opportunity to win a college men’s volleyball national award for their outstanding performances in March.
USC setter Gert Lisha, Hawai’i middle attacker Hendrix Mol, Grand Canyon outside attacker Cullen Mosher, Long Beach State libero Andrew Sato, Hawai’i opposite Stijn van Tilburg and Ball State middle attacker Matt Walsh all advanced to the championship round of the Off the Block/Springbak, Inc. National Player of the Month.
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Freshman middle attacker George Huhmann led all players with a season-high 14 kills on a .619 attack percentage as Princeton defeated Grand Canyon 20-25, 25-20, 25-20, 23-25, 15-11 on Thursday in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Check out the five things to take away from the NCAA Division I-II men’s volleyball matches this weekend.
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More than 50 years as a conference can create quite a pool of worthy candidates for a new Hall of Fame.
The MIVA recently announced that it established the MIVA Hall of Fame with the inaugural class scheduled to be inducted later this year. Below is a list of all the players, coaches and contributors who have a case for Hall of Fame consideration based on their multiple First-Team All-MIVA selections, MIVA Player of the Year honors or additional outstanding performances.
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A road trip for Grand Canyon to play Hawai’i is beginning to seem like an annual event.
Grand Canyon as part of releasing its 2017 schedule earlier this week announced for the second consecutive year it will play a non-conference two-match series against Hawai’i beginning Jan. 11.
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Geographical proximity triumphed in the latest college men’s volleyball conference realignment move.
Grand Canyon announced Thursday that it will leave the MIVA at the end of the upcoming season and become a member of the MPSF.
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