All the bids are in, but where the men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament will be played in the upcoming seasons remain uncertain.
The NCAA on Wednesday is scheduled to announce the finalists and potentially the host sites for the 2015-18 NCAA Tournaments. While the NCAA did not reveal the names of the more than 20 bids submitted to host an upcoming men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament, there are several locations that could be ideal venues for the event.
It took almost 40 years, but expansion as arrived to the men’s volleyball Division I-II NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA sent a memo to coaches and conference commissioners Wednesday morning stating it will add another play-in match and increase the NCAA Tournament to six teams beginning in 2014. Continue reading →
The bids are officially all in from schools vying to host the men’s volleyball Division I-II NCAA Tournament in upcoming years.
NCAA officials informed Off the Block via email Tuesday that 21 bids were submitted to the league office requesting the right to host a college men’s volleyball national championship during the next five years.
The NCAA will be picking up the tab for the inaugural men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament play-in match this upcoming season.
The NCAA’s Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet voted last week to modify its policy on play-in matches and will begin to start paying for all team expenses associated with new postseason match.
The pairings for the inaugural NCAA men’s volleyball play-in match in 2014 is set.
NCAA committee member Ron Shayka confirmed to Off the Block via email Monday that the 2014 conference champions from the EIVA and Conference Carolinas will play each other for the final spot in the four-team NCAA Tournament. Continue reading →
Don’t expect any MPSF teams to play in the soon-to-be created men’s volleyball NCAA Tournament play-in match any time in the upcoming seasons.
NCAA men’s volleyball committee chairman Brian Santiago said at the recent MPSF league meeting that the new play-in match featuring two conference champions “will not directly impact MPSF teams,” according to the minutes released from the meeting. Continue reading →
The eight-month offseason is here, but the news doesn’t stop for college men’s volleyball.
From a possible play-in match being created for the NCAA Tournament to every team trying to compile its ideal schedule for the upcoming season, there are numerous storylines to track before the 2014 season begins in January.
Check out the top five offseason college men’s volleyball storylines to follow during the next eight months. Continue reading →