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Simon Andersen will go from winning a NCAA championship to trying to help his country win a European championship.
The Long Beach State middle attacker was selected to the Danish Men’s National Team roster for the upcoming CEV European Silver League.
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Brendan Yu | Off the Block senior correspondent
In a finals match-up where only the thinnest of margins separated the No. 1 seed Hawai’i and the No. 2 seed Long Beach State, the slightest advantage may have made all the difference.
For the 49ers, it may have been the experience of having won it the year before. Perhaps it was the comfort of playing for the championship on the home floor.
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Check out Long Beach State receive the NCAA championship trophy following its victory against Hawai’i in the NCAA Tournament finals on Saturday.
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Check out this video from Off the Block of Long Beach State’s championship celebration on the court of the Pyramid.
[Editor’s note: This video contain a few expletives.]
Check out the Long Beach State postmatch news conference following its four-game victory against Hawai’i in the NCAA Tournament finals.
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Four years at Long Beach State and four NCAA Tournament appearances.
Long Beach State’s three senior First-Team All-Americans — outside attacker TJ DeFalco, opposite Kyle Ensing and setter Josh Tuaniga — have helped the team reach a program-record four consecutive NCAA Tournament’s. In addition, the trio will be playing in their seventh NCAA Tournament match as the defending NCAA champions face Hawai’i in the finals on Saturday.
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Check out the Long Beach State news conference as it prepares to play Hawai’i in the NCAA Tournament finals on Saturday.
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Check out Off the Block’s interview with coach Alan Knipe as Long Beach State prepares for its upcoming NCAA Tournament semifinal match on Thursday.
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Off the Block each week throughout the rest of the regular season and during the postseason will unveil its latest detailed projections to the NCAA Tournament.
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Two weeks before the start of the college men’s volleyball postseason and the bracketology battle teams remain tight.
Off the Block crunched the numbers using the same criteria as the selection committee to show how the top teams in the nation fare against each other in the race for the two at-large bids and NCAA Tournament positioning.
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